How to get to downtown Detroit this weekend
DETROIT – If you're heading to downtown Detroit this weekend, you'll want to know about some road closures and alternative routes.
Eminem and Rihanna have two shows at Comerica Park -- Friday and Saturday nights. On top of that, the Detroit Lions have a preseason game Friday night against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Ford Field.
About 100,000 people are expected to converge on downtown.
Meanwhile, there is the ongoing M-1 Rail construction project which has shut down a portion of Woodward Avenue.
So, expect some traffic backups. However, knowing where to go and where not to go will help a lot.
-- Woodward Avenue has lane closures between Mack and Adams
-- Woodward Avenue is closed between Adams and Campus Martius for M-1 Rail construction
-- Madison Street has a curb lane closed
The Michigan Department of Transportation offers these alternate routes:
-- Grand River
Click on the markers on this map for details.
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