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I-94 in Detroit reopens ahead of schedule

Fast facts:

  • Work on the Second Avenue and Grand River Avenue bridges required closing a portion of I-94 until 5 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 20.      
  • Both directions of I-94 have reopened between I-75 and I-96 in Detroit.       
  • Ramps at the I-94/I-96 interchange are open.       

DETROIT, Mich. ­- Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) contract crews have reopened both directions of I-94 in Detroit ahead of schedule. The I-94 freeway is open between I-96 and I-75 after crews completed the final round of hangar adjustments on the new Second Avenue bridge over the freeway. 

In addition, crews were able to reopen the westbound I-94 exit to I-96, as well as the eastbound and westbound I-96 ramps to eastbound I-94. Those ramps were closed due to ongoing work on the Grand River Avenue overpass. 

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