Update: I-75/I-69 ramp closures for bridge maintenance in Genesee County extended through Sept. 10

Contact: Jocelyn Hall, MDOT Office of Communications, HallJ20@Michigan.gov 989-245-7117
Agency: Transportation

COUNTY:
Genesee

HIGHWAYS:
I-75
I-69
Ballenger Highway

CLOSEST CITY:
Flint

ESTIMATED DATE:
Monday, Aug. 19, 2019  

ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE:
Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019

PROJECT:
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will complete structural repairs to the ramps at the I-75/I-69 interchange. This work is part of an overall $1 million investment in structural repairs to 12 bridges across Genesee and Lapeer counties. Work includes repairs to expansion joints, concrete patching to the bridge substructures, and steel repairs.

Project map: http://bit.ly/2yCcaHf

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS:
The following ramp closures are expected:

  • Northbound I-75 ramp to eastbound I-69, closed Aug. 19 - 29
  • Southbound I-75 ramp to eastbound I-69, closed Sept. 3 - 10
  • This work will require a single-lane closure on Ballenger Highway

This work is weather dependent. Motorists should follow the posted detour via westbound I-69, Bristol Road, and eastbound I-69. All ramps are expected to be open for the CRIM and Labor Day weekend travel.

SAFETY BENEFITS:
This work will repair critical bridge components necessary to extend the life of the infrastructure.