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Explore: The Parks Over I-696 in Oak Park

September 6th 2018

Explore: The Parks Over I-696 in Oak Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 6, 2018) Oak Park, MI- Driving along I-696 between Lincoln and Coolidge in Oak Park and Southfield, one might not even realize they are driving underneath parks – complete with trees, pathways, and playground equipment. Two of those parks – Victoria Park and […]

Tanker and Two Cars Crash and Burn on I 696, No Fatalities Reported

June 12th 2017

Tanker and Two Cars Crash and Burn on I 696, No Fatalities Reported (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 12, 2017) Royal Oak, MI – Cleanup continues on I-696 W just before Woodward Avenue after a tanker truck and two passenger vehicles that ended with explosions and fire. Firefighters on the scene said there were no […]

MDOT Shares I-696 Plaza Reconstruction Plans in Oak Park

March 30th 2016

MDOT Shares I-696 Plaza Reconstruction Plans in Oak Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 30, 2016) Oak Park, MI – Fencing has gone up and workers have begun removing vegetation and equipment from The Church Street overpass/plaza over I-696 in Oak Park, also known as the Z03 plaza. The State of Michigan is funding a complete […]