Oakland County, MI – Weather permitting, both directions of I-75 will be closed this weekend for bridge demolition and an upcoming traffic shift.
Beginning at 11 p.m. Friday, March 6, northbound and southbound I-75 will be closed between 8 Mile and Square Lake roads. The closure is needed to demolish the John R. Road bridge and the turnaround structures for John R. Road and Nine Mile Road.
Prior to the freeway closure, crews will begin closing entrance ramps at 9 p.m. and start freeway lane closures at 10 p.m.
During the closure, both directions of I-75 traffic will be detoured using 8 Mile Road, M-1 (Woodward Avenue), and Square Lake Road.
Both directions of I-75 will reopen to traffic by 5 a.m. Monday, March 9. Two lanes of the freeway will reopen in each direction between Adams Road and 8 Mile Road.