Portion of westbound I-94 closed this weekend in Detroit for Frontenac Street overpass replacement

Contact: Rob Morosi, MDOT Office of Communications, 248-483-5107
Agency: Transportation

Fast facts:
- MDOT is replacing the Frontenac Street overpass above I-94.
- Setting bridge beams requires closing westbound I-94 from M-3 (Gratiot Avenue) to I-75 starting Friday night.
- All lanes on westbound I-94 are expected to reopen by 7 a.m. Sunday, October 31.

October 27, 2021 -- Weather permitting, Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) contract crews will be setting new bridge beams on the Frontenac Street overpass above I-94 in Detroit this weekend. This work will require closing westbound I-94 from Gratiot Avenue to I-75 starting at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29. All lanes of westbound I-94 are expected to reopen by 7 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 31.

During this closure, westbound I-94 traffic will be detoured via southbound M-3 (Gratiot Avenue), the westbound Gratiot Avenue connector, and northbound I-75 back to westbound I-94.

Entrance ramps to westbound I-94 will be closed beginning at 7 p.m. from Chalmers to Chene streets. All ramps currently closed will remain closed after 7 a.m. Sunday.

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