Stretch of Lodge Freeway renamed in honor of Aretha Franklin

Sign unveiled on Monday

A stretch of the Lodge Freeway has been renamed in honor of Aretha Franklin.

DETROITA stretch of the Lodge Freeway has been renamed in honor of the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, two years after her death.

M-10 between I-94 and Livernois Avenue is now the Aretha Franklin Memorial Highway.

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Rep. Leslie Love has been working for two years to make it happen, and thanks to Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, Love’s mission is complete.

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