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Punch list work on I-75 continues tomorrow in northern Oakland County

Fast facts:
- The 2019 project in northern Oakland County repaired 21 bridges on I-75 between South Boulevard and Baldwin Road.
- Punch list work resumes tomorrow with crews closing the right lane on southbound I-75 at Giddings Road.
- There will be multiple lane closures on M-59 under I-75 for surface coating.  

May 5, 2020 -- Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) contract crews will resume punch list work on a section of I-75 in northern Oakland County starting Wednesday, May 6. This work will focus on completing bridge repairs on southbound I-75 at Giddings Road, and the application of seal coating on the I-75 bridge over M-59.  

Starting at 7 a.m. tomorrow, southbound I-75 will have a continuous right-lane closure at Giddings Road, and continuous double-lane closures on eastbound and westbound M-59 under I-75. The continuous lane closures are needed for bridge work and are expected to remain in place until 7 p.m. Friday, May 15.      

This 2019 project included repairing 21 bridges between South Boulevard and Baldwin Road in Auburn Hills. Included in the work was the resurfacing of both directions of I-75 between South Boulevard and Giddings Road, and repairing the ramps at the Chrysler Drive and M-24 (Lapeer Road) interchanges.

This road construction project is an essential function. Transportation workers in the field follow Centers for Disease Control guidelines to limit their risk of getting sick.