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I-75 closure at Newport Road in Monroe County begins Monday

LANSING, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is closing two lanes on northbound I-75 at Newport Road for rebuilding. 

This work is part of the I-75/Newport Road interchange project. The project includes rebuilding the Newport Road bridge over I-75 and building roundabouts at each end of the bridge, along with rebuilding ramps at the interchange. The majority of work for this project is taking place in 2022-2023.

County:
Monroe

Highway:
I-75

Closest city:
Monroe

Start date:
8 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 10, 2022

Completion date:
5 a.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022

Overall I-75 project completion date:
April 2023

Traffic restrictions:
This work will require closing two lanes on northbound I-75 traffic at Newport Road.

Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes.

Jobs numbers:
Based on economic modeling, this investment is expected to directly and indirectly support 356 jobs.

Safety benefit:
These improvements will provide increased safety and mobility in this area of I-75, which is a significant local and national trade corridor.