CLOSURE START DATE:
Friday, July 13, 2018
8 p.m. - ramp closures begin
9 p.m. - freeway closed
CLOSURE END DATE:
Monday, July 16, 2018
OVERALL PROJECT END DATE:
This is the first weekend closure of this stretch of I-696 in Oakland County as part of the Michigan Department of Transportation's "Restore the Reuther" project from one end of the freeway to the other.
Beginning at 8 p.m. Friday with ramp closures and lane closures at Coolidge Road to reduce traffic heading toward US-24 (Telegraph Road), westbound I-696 will be closed from US-24 (Telegraph Road) to I-275, where the freeway ends, through 5 a.m. Monday.
This area of freeway has had weeknight lane closures for saw cutting in anticipation of the weekend closure for removing and replacing some concrete sections and other repairs.
Project map: https://bit.ly/2KThYV4
Beginning at 8 p.m. Friday, crews will begin closing the entrance ramps on westbound I-696 from US-24 (Telegraph Road) to I-275, along with all entrance ramps, until 5 a.m. Monday.
Detour: southbound US-24 (Telegraph Road) to westbound M-102 (8 Mile Road) to M-5 (Grand River Avenue).
Reminder: Westbound I-696 remains closed in Macomb County from I-94 to Dequindre Road through the fall. Eastbound I-696 remains open in Oakland and Macomb counties.
Go to www.MovingMacomb.org for project details, construction, schedules, lane closures, etc.