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Entering seasonal shutdown requires closing a portion of northbound I-75 in Oakland County this weekend

Fast facts:

  • Northbound I-75 will be closed from I-696 to 14 Mile Road starting Saturday morning.
  • The posted detour will direct northbound traffic to northbound M-1 (Woodward Avenue).
  • Local traffic will be able to enter northbound I-75 at 14 Mile, Rochester, Big Beaver, and Crooks roads.

MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich. ­- Weather permitting, northbound I-75 will be closed this weekend from I-696 to 14 Mile Road to allow crews to safely reopen all travel lanes on northbound I-75. After the weekend, northbound I-75 will have three lanes open from I-696 to 14 Mile Road, with the ramps at I-696, 11 Mile and 12 Mile roads reopening by Nov. 15. 

The northbound freeway closure will begin at 5 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, and reopen by 5 a.m. Monday, Nov. 14. Northbound I-75 traffic will be detoured west on I-696 to northbound M-1 (Woodward Avenue), then eastbound Square Lake Road back to northbound I-75. Entrance ramps to northbound I-75 will remain open for local traffic from 14 Mile Road to Crooks Road/Corporate Drive. 

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