Miller Road closing over M-153 (Ford Road) for one month, M-153 closing this weekend in Dearborn for bridge work

Contact: Diane Cross, MDOT Office of Communications, 313-375-2454
Agency: Transportation

COUNTY:
Wayne

CITY:
Dearborn

ROADWAYS:
Miller Road
M-153 (Ford Road)

MILLER ROAD CLOSURE:
7 a.m. Friday, April 3, 2020 - Monday, May 4, 2020

FORD ROAD WEEKEND CLOSURE:
7 a.m. Saturday, April 4, 2020 - 7 p.m. Sunday, April 5, 2020

PROJECT COMPLETION DATE:
Late August 2020

PROJECT DETAILS:
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is investing $1.4 million to repair the Miller Road bridge over M-153. This project includes median pier replacement, structural steel repairs, railing replacement, epoxy overlay, painting of the steel bridge beams, water main relocation, and bridge approach reconstruction. This work requires closing Miller Road over M-153 along with lane closures on M-153. There will also be weekends where M-153 will be closed under Miller Road (between late May and July).

Miller Road detour options:
Northbound Miller Road traffic can take:
- Eastbound US-12 (Michigan Avenue) to northbound Wyoming Avenue, then westbound Warren Road back to Miller Road, or
- Westbound US-12 to northbound Greenfield Road, then eastbound Warren Road back to Miller Road.
Southbound Miller Road traffic can take:
- Eastbound Warren Avenue to southbound Wyoming Road, then westbound US-12 back to Miller Road, or
- Westbound Warren Avenue to southbound Greenfield Road, then eastbound US-12 back to Miller Road.

M-153 (Ford Road) detour:
Eastbound M-153 traffic can take southbound Oakman Boulevard to eastbound US-12, then northbound Wyoming Avenue back to M-153.
Westbound M-153 traffic can take southbound Wyoming Avenue to westbound US-12, then northbound Oakman Boulevard back to M-153.

Project map

SAFETY BENEFIT:
These bridge repairs will provide a smoother driving surface and will extend the life of the structure.