I-94 closed this weekend between I-96 and US-12 in Detroit for road and bridge work

Contact: Diane Cross, MDOT Office of Communications, CrossD2@Michigan.gov 313-375-2454
Agency: Transportation

COUNTY:
Wayne

CITY:
Detroit

ROADWAYS:
I-94
I-96
US-12 (Michigan Avenue)

START DATE:
Friday, Jan. 10, 2020
9 p.m.

REOPEN DATE:
Monday, Jan. 13, 2020
5 a.m.

WORK DETAILS:
Beginning Friday evening, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will close eastbound and westbound I-94 between US-12 (Michigan Avenue) and I-96. This weekend closure will allow work at multiple locations, including a railroad bridge near Livernois Road, concrete form removal near Warren Avenue, and steel repairs on the 24th Street bridge. This work is weather dependent and may be cancelled and rescheduled.

Project map

Eastbound I-94 detour: eastbound US-12 (Michigan Avenue) to northbound Rosa Parks Boulevard, then westbound I-96 to eastbound I-94.  

Westbound I-94 detour: eastbound I-96 to southbound Rosa Parks Boulevard, then westbound US-12 (Michigan Avenue) to westbound I-94.

SAFETY BENEFIT:
By closing the entire freeway to perform work at multiple locations, this will provide work crews with safer work zones and help them complete the work in a faster and safer manner.