I-75 to Close this Weekend for Bridge Demolition at Squirrel Road

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(MDOT, Sept. 115, 2016)

Auburn Hills, MI – Weather permitting, both directions of I-75 will be closed this weekend between Crooks Road and M-59 in Oakland County, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT). The closure begins at 11 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, and will open by 5 a.m. Monday, Sept. 19. The closure is needed for safety during the demolition of the Squirrel Road overpass above I-75.

Northbound traffic will be detoured to northbound Crooks Road, then westbound M-59 back to I-75. Southbound traffic will use eastbound M-59, then southbound MBREW draft oneCrooks Road back to I-75.

In addition to the freeway closure, the following ramps will be closed beginning at 7 p.m. Friday and ending by 5 a.m. Monday.

– Eastbound and westbound Big Beaver Road to northbound I-75;

– Crooks Road to northbound I-75;

– Eastbound and westbound M-59 to southbound I-75, and

– Eastbound Square Lake road to southbound I-75.

Square Lake Road will be closed under I-75 for bridge work from 11 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. Monday. Detours will be posted in each direction using South Boulevard, and Adams and Coolidge roads.MASTER_garden16_darren_bolsby

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Fast facts:

            – Both directions of I-75 will be closed between Crooks Road and M-59.

            – The closure begins at 11 p.m. Friday and ends by 5 a.m. Monday.

            – Closure is needed for demolition of the Squirrel Road overpass above I-75.


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