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Closure at I-94 and Liberty Road in Washtenaw County to repair damage from bridge hit begins Thursday night
March 16, 2023
LANSING, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is closing eastbound I-94 at the Liberty Road bridge to make emergency repairs following a high load strike that caused extensive damage to the bridge earlier this week.
This $252,000 emergency project was awarded to Toebe Construction LLC to remove the damaged beams under the Liberty Road bridge, which was built in 1956. Work will begin on Thursday at 4 p.m. closing the State Road and Ann Arbor Road/Saline Road ramps to westbound I-94, followed by the northbound/southbound US-23 ramps to westbound I-94, and finally closing westbound I-94 starting at 7 p.m.
Thursday, March 16, 2023
Estimated Completion date:
Friday, March 17, 2023
This work will require closing westbound I-94 from US-23 to Liberty Road from 7 p.m. Thursday until 6 a.m. Friday. Traffic will be detoured via northbound US-23. Access to southbound US-23 from westbound I-94 will be maintained.
The northbound US-23 ramp to westbound I-94 will be closed from 6 p.m. Thursday until 6 a.m. Friday.
The southbound US-23 ramp to westbound I-94 will be closed from 6 p.m. Thursday until 6 a.m. Friday.
The Ann Arbor Road/Saline Road ramps to westbound I-94 will be closed from 4 p.m. Thursday until 6 a.m. Friday.
The State Street ramps to westbound I-94 will be closed from 4 p.m. Thursday until 6 a.m. Friday.
Motorists should expect delays and are advised to seek alternate routes.
These closures are necessary to provide the safest work area possible for crews and motorists.