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Bridge beam setting requires closing a portion of westbound I-94 in Detroit this weekend

DETROIT, Mich. ­- Weather permitting, Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) contract crews will be setting new bridge beams on the Cadillac Avenue overpass above I-94 in Detroit this weekend. This work will require closing westbound I-94 from Conner Avenue to I-75 starting at 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 7. Westbound I-94 is expected to reopen by 5 a.m. Monday, Jan. 10.

Westbound I-94 traffic will be detoured via westbound M-102 (Eight Mile Road), southbound M-3 (Gratiot Avenue), the westbound Gratiot Connector, and northbound I-75 back to westbound I-94. One lane of westbound I-94 traffic will be open to Conner Avenue for local traffic. All entrance ramps to westbound I-94 will be closed by 9 p.m. Friday from Chalmers to Van Dyke avenues and will reopen by 5 a.m. Monday.   

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