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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                     MEDIA CONTACT

November 9, 2022                                                                  Rob Morosi

                                                                                                   248-361-6288 MorosiR@Michigan.gov

 Entering seasonal shutdown requires closing a portion of  

northbound I-75 in Oakland County this weekend  

Fast facts:

– Northbound I-75 will be closed from I-696 to 14 Mile Road starting Saturday morning.      

– The posted detour will direct northbound traffic to northbound M-1 (Woodward Avenue).       

– Local traffic will be able to enter northbound I-75 at 14 Mile, Rochester, Big Beaver, and Crooks roads.      

 MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich. ­- Weather permitting, northbound I-75 will be closed this weekend from I-696 to 14 Mile Road to allow crews to safely reopen all travel lanes on northbound I-75. After the weekend, northbound I-75 will have three lanes open from I-696 to 14 Mile Road, with the ramps at I-696, 11 Mile and 12 Mile roads reopening by Nov. 15.

The northbound freeway closure will begin at 5 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, and reopen by 5 a.m. Monday, Nov. 14. Northbound I-75 traffic will be detoured west on I-696 to northbound M-1 (Woodward Avenue), then eastbound Square Lake Road back to northbound I-75. Entrance ramps to northbound I-75 will remain open for local traffic from 14 Mile Road to Crooks Road/Corporate Drive.

Follow I-75 modernization progress on the web at www.Modernize75.com, or follow on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Modernize75 or on Twitter at www.twitter.com/Modernize75.

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