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Warranty work begins Friday, Aug. 11, on I-75, M-53 in Wayne and Macomb counties

Fast facts:

  •    Warranty repairs begin Friday on a section of I-75 in Wayne County and M-53 (Van Dyke Road) in Macomb County.
  •    The work on I-75 is expected to be completed on Aug. 20.
  •    The M-53 work is expected to be completed in one weekend.

Taylor and Bruce Township, Mich. ­- Weather permitting, Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) contract crews will be starting warranty work on two projects Friday, Aug. 11. 

Wayne County
Beginning 9 a.m. Friday, Aug. 11, northbound I-75 will be reduced to one lane from the US-24 (Telegraph Road) connector to the Rouge River bridge.

Maintenance work is being coordinated with the warranty work and includes pavement repair and high-friction surface treatment application from Northline Road to the Rouge River bridge through Wednesday, Aug. 16. After the high-friction surface treatment application, all lanes of northbound I-75 will reopen from Northline Road to the Rouge River bridge.

The warranty work reduces northbound I-75 from the US-24 connector to Northline Road through Sunday, Aug. 20, and includes closing the eastbound Eureka Road ramp to northbound I-75. The double-lane closure is needed for pavement repair on the bridges carrying northbound I-75 over Eureka and Northline roads.

Macomb County
Beginning at 8 p.m. Friday, warranty pavement repair will require closing northbound and southbound M-53 (Van Dyke Road) between 37 Mile and Boardman roads in Bruce Township. The freeway is expected to reopen by 6 a.m. Monday, Aug. 14. Access will be maintained for local traffic between Boardman and 37 Mile roads while through-traffic is encouraged to seek alternate routes. 

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