I-96 Closure Reminders

Published Apr 03, 2014

Reconstruction of I-96 from Telegraph Road to Newburgh Road is scheduled to begin Saturday, April 5 and run through October (see statement from Michigan Department of Transportation below). For project updates and bridge closure information, please visit

03/19/14-MDOT website: 
Weather permitting, the full closure of the freeway is scheduled for 7 a.m. April 5. Ramps and interchanges will be closed first, after 7 p.m. on Friday, April 4, followed by the rest of the freeway. Preliminary work, including detour sign placement and temporary widening of the US-24 entrance ramps at I-96, is ongoing. The Schoolcraft Road service drive will have one lane closed in each direction throughout the project, beginning Thursday, April 3. The bridge construction schedule will be announced at a later date. The freeway is expected to reopen in October. More details here.

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