Eastbound I-94 at Woodward Avenue in Detroit back open after shooting
DETROIT – Eastbound I-94 at Woodward Avenue in Detroit was closed Monday afternoon as the result of a bullet casings search from a shooting, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation. MDOT announced the closure and search for the bullet casings around 2 p.m. Monday. Shortly after 4 p.m. Monday the area was back open. A tow truck driver reported he was shot at by the suspect. State police say this was a road rage shooting and the suspect pulled off to the side of the freeway and started firing shots at the tow truck driver.
Eastbound I-696 ramp to Couzens closing Monday for toxic green ooze cleanup
MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich. – The eastbound I-696 ramp to Couzens Avenue in Madison Heights will close at 9 a.m. Monday for the final stages of the cleanup of the toxic green ooze. In December, 2019, hexavalent chromium was found leaking onto I-696. Since then, workers with the EPA and ELGE have been cleaning the site. Authorities said the ramp closure will allow for the removal of concrete to fully clean and remove the known-carcinogen. Madison Heights officials said EGLE and EPA conducted an extensive investigation, installed a treatment system and collected more than 350,000 gallons of contaminated groundwater to be treated.
2-year construction project on Gratiot Avenue begins Monday in Roseville
ROSEVILLE, Mich. – A 2-year project on Gratiot Avenue in Macomb County will begin Monday. According to the Michigan Department of Transportation, more than three miles of Gratiot Avenue in Roseville will be rebuilt. Construction will focus on the stretch between 11 Mile and Common roads in 2021 and is expected to work between Common and 14 Mile roads in 2022. On the northbound side, the left lane will be closed from Frazho to Common roads and on the southbound side, the left lane will be closed from Common to 11 Mile roads. AdMore information on the project can be found on Moving Macomb’s official website here.
2 killed in crash after car crosses centerline of 23 Mile Road
Police are investigating a crash that killed two people and injured another in Macomb County. According to authorities, the collision happened just before 9 p.m. Wednesday when the driver of a 2005 Cadillac CTS-V lost control on the westbound lanes of 23 Mile Road and drove into the eastbound lanes, striking a 2009 Dodge Ram 1500. Police investigating a fatal crash on Nov. 26, 2020. (WDIV)Police said the driver of the Cadillac, 21-year-old David Vasilevski, and its only passenger, 22-year-old Ashley Machuta, were declared dead at the scene. The only occupant of the Dodge was a 19-year-old man from Macomb Township, who was transported to a hospital with minor injuries.
Serious crash shuts down southbound lanes of Lodge Freeway
DETROIT – A serious collision shut down the southbound lanes of the Lodge Freeway in Detroit Sunday night. Video from the scene shows at least two vehicles were involved near Chicago Boulevard. It’s unknown when the southbound lanes will reopen. Police have not released further details at the time.
I-75 to reopen lanes in December in Oakland County
OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich. – I-75 in Oakland County has been full of orange barrels since March but now with vehicles traveling on the correct aide of the freeway, crews are gearing to wrap up for the winter. The project is right on schedule and all lanes are expected to be open by December. While it’s called a modernization project, it’s more than making the freeway look modern. After the seasonal shutdown, construction is scheduled to start back up in March, which is when they will work on the south side of I-75 from I-696 to Eight Mile Road. You can follow I-75 modernization updates via the Twitter profile embedded below:
Westbound I-96 express lanes at Davison Avenue reopen after police situation
Published: November 4, 2020, 8:25 am Updated: November 4, 2020, 11:13 amWAYNE COUNTY, Mich. – The westbound I-96 express lanes at Davison Avenue are reopen after a police situation left the area closed earlier today, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation.
Southbound I-375 closed for 2 weeks at Larned Street in Detroit due to emergency repairs
DETROIT – Southbound I-375 will be closed at Larned Street in Detroit for about two weeks for emergency repairs, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation. Crews are closing the highway for concrete repair and curing in cold temperatures, officials said. All southbound traffic will exit at Larned Street, just north of Jefferson Avenue. The diversion will last through early November. One northbound lane of I-375 will be closed through Tuesday (Oct. 20).
Vehicle fire closes northbound I-75 after Big Beaver in Troy
TROY, Mich. – A vehicle fire has closed northbound I-75 after Big Beaver in Troy, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation. All lanes are now open. Stay with Local 4 News and ClickonDetroit for traffic updates. Sample HTML block
Southbound I-275 reopens at 7 Mile Road
Dave Bartkowiak Jr. is the digital managing editor for ClickOnDetroit. Copyright 2020 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved. Check the live traffic map here. LIVONIA, Mich. – Southbound I-275 has reopened at 7 Mile Road after shutting down Tuesday morning due to a crash. Published: September 22, 2020, 10:19 am Updated: September 22, 2020, 11:03 amPublished: September 22, 2020, 10:19 am Updated: September 22, 2020, 11:03 amIf you need help with the Public File, call (313) 222-0566.
List of Metro Detroit weekend road closures
DETROIT – Here is a list of weekend road closures and construction in Metro Detroit. I-94:Wayne County -- EB I-94 closed, I-75 to I-696, Friday 9 p.m. to Monday 5 a.m., and ramps, including 75 and 96, closed beginning 8 p.m. (Detour SB 75 to NB M-3 to EB 696)Wayne County -- WB I-94, E. Grand Blvd to 75, two lanes open, left lane closed, Friday 7 p.m. to Monday 5 a.m.Wayne County -- WB I-94, I-75 to M-10, one lane open, two left closed, Friday 9 p.m. to Monday 5 a.m.Wayne County -- EB I-94, Rawsonville to I-275, one lane open, Friday 8 p.m. to Monday 5 a.m., and all/off ramps, including 275 closed. Wayne County -- WB I-94, Haggerty to Rawsonville, one lane open nights, Monday to Sept. 21., 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., including Rawsonville ramp. I-75:Oakland County -- SB I-75, Long Lake to Wattles, one lane open, Saturday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.Wayne County -- NB/SB I-75 ramps closed to EB/WB I-94, Friday 8 p.m. to Monday 5 a.m.I-96:Wayne County -- EB I-96 ramp closed to EB I-94, Friday 8 p.m. to Monday 5 a.m.Wayne County -- NB/SB W Grand Blvd ramp closed to EB I-96, Friday 8 p.m. to Monday 5 a.m.I-696:Oakland County -- EB I-696, Inkster Road to Franklin Road, left lane closed, Saturday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.Oakland County -- EB/WB I-696 at Telegraph, left lane closed daily, Monday through Wednesday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.M-3 : (Gratiot)Macomb County -- SB M-3, 14 Mile to Masonic, two lanes open, two right closed, Friday 7 p.m.-Saturday 5 a.m.Macomb County -- NB/SB M-3 ramps closed to EB I-94, Friday 8 p.m. to Monday 5 a.m.M-5 :Wayne County -- EB/WB M-5 ramps closed to EB I-94, Friday, 8 p.m. to Monday, 5 a.m.M-53:Wayne County -- NB/SB M-53 ramps closed to EB I-94, Friday, 8 p.m. to Monday, 5 a.m.M-59:Oakland County -- EB/WB M-59, Tipsico Lake to Milford, one lane open, moving lane closure, Saturday 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.Oakland County -- EB/WB M-59, Woodward to Crooks, one lane open, moving two lane closure, Saturday 5 a.m. to Monday, 5 a.m.Oakland County -- WB M-59, Elizabeth Lake Road to Porter Road, one lane open, Mon-Tue 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.Oakland County -- EB M-59, Romeo Plank Road to Heydenreich Road, left lane closed, Monday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.M-102 : (8 Mile)Wayne County -- 8 Mile ramp closed to EB I-94, Friday, 8 p.m. to Monday 5 a.m.M-150 : (Rochester Rd)Oakland County -- NB/SB M-150, Avon Road to South Street, one lane open, left and center lanes closed, Monday, 5 a.m. to Sunday, 6 p.m.M-153 : (Ford Rd)Wayne County -- EB/WB Ford, Lotz Road to Wayne Road, one lane open, two closed, Monday through Friday 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.Wayne County -- EB Ford Road, Schaefer Road to Miller Road, one lane open, two closed, Monday 7 a.m. to Sunday 5 p.m.US-24 : (Telegraph)Oakland County -- SB US-24 at I-696, one lane open, two left closed, Friday 10 p.m. to Sunday 4 p.m.Oakland County -- SB US-24 ramp closed to WB 8 Mile, Monday 9 a.m.-3 p.m.Oakland County -- NB/SB US-24 at 8 Mile, left lane closed, Mon-Tues 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.
Northbound I-75 at Eureka in Taylor reopens after crash involving semi truck and car
TAYLOR, Mich. – Northbound I-75 at Eureka in Taylor has reopened after a crash left the area closed Friday afternoon, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation. Investigators say the initial crash involved a car and semi truck. A second car that could not stop in time went under the semi truck. Shortly after, a third driver could not stop in time and hit the vehicles. No injuries were reported.
No fatalities or injuries reported in Bloomfield Township tanker explosion
BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. A fuel tanker rolled over and exploded as it was exiting the I-75 freeway at Opdyke Road in Bloomfield Township at about 8:30 p.m. Saturday. The driver, a 50-year-old Detroit man, extricated himself from the truck and was treated at the scene by Bloomfield Township paramedics and firefighters. Firefighters had the fire under control and extinguished by about 11:30 p.m. Several other area public safety agencies assisted Bloomfield Township police and fire in the response including Waterford, Southfield, Birmingham, West Bloomfield, Auburn Hills, Madison Heights, Royal Oak, Ferndale, Rochester Hills, Bloomfield Hills, Troy, Oakland County and Star EMS. It just fell into place.I am pleased that Bloomfield Township has such fine fire and police departments. They do a superior job, as was shown by their fast and efficient action in dealing with this situation, said Bloomfield Township Leo Savoie supervisor.
I-75 closing for the weekend between Eight Mile, Square Lake roads
DETROIT If youre headed north this weekend or down to Detroit, there is a freeway closure you need to be warned about. As we navigate through this strange time, we also have to continue to navigate through the 75 construction. The bad news is the freeway will be closed this weekend, the good news is despite the pandemic, the project is still on track. The closure affects 75 in both directions between 8 mile and Square Lake. While the pandemic has caused a decrease in traffic volumes on I-75, that hasnt necessarily sped up the projectAll the lesser traffic volumes especially early in the spring allowed for a safer work zone, said Morosi.
Garbage truck rolls over on westbound I-94 near Gratiot Avenue in Detroit
DETROIT – A rollover crash Tuesday morning blocked lanes for hours on westbound I-94 near Gratiot Avenue in Detroit. Michigan State Police said a garbage truck rolled over on the interstate. Lanes were blocked while debris was being cleared. It’s unclear what caused the truck to roll over. Check the Live Traffic Map here.
Southbound Southfield Freeway at 7 Mile Road back open after crash
WAYNE COUNTY, Mich. – The Southfield Freeway at 7 Mile Road is back open after a crash left the area closed Sunday, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation. Cleared Crash on SB M-39Location: SB M-39 entrance ramp from 7 Mile — MDOT - Metro Detroit (@MDOT_MetroDet) April 26, 2020
Broken electrical pole closes Pontiac Trail west of New Hudson Airport in Lyon Township
LYON TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Pontiac Trail west of New Hudson Airport is closed due to a broken electrical pole, the Lyon Township Fire Department announced Monday afternoon. As of now it is unknown when the area will open back up to traffic. Stay with ClickOnDetroit for traffic updates.
12-year-old boy critically injured when car crashes into semi truck trailer on I-94 in Dearborn
DEARBORN, Mich. – A 12-year-old boy suffered critical injuries during a crash Friday morning on eastbound I-94 in Dearborn. Two lanes on eastbound I-94 have been blocked for hours near Schaefer Highway. Police said the Chrysler crashed into the truck when the truck was getting up to speed when entering eastbound I-94 from Schaefer Highway. The female driver of the Chrysler suffered serious injuries to her legs, police said. The truck driver was not hurt.
Southbound I-275 reopens at M-5/I-96/I-696 after man struck, killed
A man was killed March 3, 2020 when he was struck by a vehicle along I-275 near M-5 in Oakland County. FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – Michigan State Police closed southbound I-275 at the M-5/I-96/I-696 interchange for a deadly crash investigation on Tuesday morning. State police said a man believed to be in his 50s was struck by another car, a Chrysler 300. State police originally said the man was outside of his vehicle because he was changing a tire. The driver of the Chrysler 300, a man believed to be in his 30s, was taken to the hospital and is listed in stable condition.
I-94 construction project begins this weekend
DETROIT – If you are planning to head downtown this weekend there are major construction projects that could cause delays. Eastbound I-94 between I-75 and Gratiot Avenue will be closed while crews work to tear down the East Grand Boulevard bridge. Due to the size and complexity of removing the overpass, eastbound and westbound I-94 are scheduled to be closed the following weekend, Feb. 21-24, to complete the demolition process. You can watch his report on how the construction is going to impact traffic in the video above. READ MORE: I-94 to close 2 weekends straight for East Grand Boulevard overpass demolition
NB I-75 closed at I-475 after rushing water creates void under roadway
GENESEE COUNTY, Mich. – Northbound lanes of I-75 are closed in Genesee County after a void was created underneath the roadway by rushing water. MDOT says emergency repairs are underway at northbound I-75 and I-475. The freeway is closed. “Crews are currently reviewing the extent of the void under the NB I-75 roadway caused by rushing water. A fix will be established this morning and repairs will begin ASAP.”
Metro Detroit weekend construction list for May 17-20, 2019
DETROIT – Here is the Metro Detroit weekend construction list from the Michigan Department of Transportation for May 17 through May 20, 2019. I-96:Oakland - EB 96 ramp to EB M5, RAMP CLOSED, Fri 9pm-Mon 5am. Oakland - EB 96 ramp to EB M5, RAMP CLOSED, Fri 9pm-Mon 5am. Oakland - EB Grand River ramp to EB M5, RAMP CLOSED, Fri 9pm-Mon 5am. Wayne – EB/WB 96 ramps to SB M39, RAMPS CLOSED, Fri 8pm-Sat 11am.
Canton Township man killed in three-car crash on I-275
CANTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A 61-year-old Canton Township man was killed in a three-car crash on I-275 on Thursday morning. Michigan State Police responded to the crash, calling it a three-car rear end crash, around 9 a.m. Thursday." A vehicle rear ended another vehicle in the middle lane of I-275 N/B near Cherry Hill. The rear ended vehicle was pushed into another vehicle," MSP said. The driver of the middle vehicle, a 61-year-old male from Canton Township, was pronounced dead at the hospital.
MDOT: Eastbound M-14 from I-94 to Main Street to close Sunday for bridge repair
Heads up Ann Arbor. MDOT will close eastbound M-14 from I-94 to Main Street over the Huron River for six hours on Sunday morning to repair bridge railing. While the lanes are closed, the suggested alternate route will be eastbound I-94 to northbound US-23.
VIDEO: Vehicles burn in massive fire on westbound I-696 at Woodward Avenue
ROYAL OAK, Mich. – Several vehicles including a truck were burning Monday afternoon on westbound I-696 at Woodward Avenue. Michigan State Police said a truck and at least two cars were burning on westbound I-696 between Bermuda Street and Woodward Avenue. No injuries after semi, SUV, car crash on 696W near Woodward. pic.twitter.com/l0FuYow7KN — «Jason Colthorp» (@JasonColthorp) June 12, 2017The interstate was shutdown in both directions, but eastbound I-696 has reopened to traffic. Westbound traffic is being diverted off of the interstate at Bermuda Street.
Southbound Groesbeck Highway reopens south of 12 Mile Road after crash
Published: May 30, 2017, 8:29 amROSEVILLE, Mich. – Southbound Groesbeck Highway was closed south of 12 Mile Road after a person was critically injured in a crash Tuesday morning. The southbound lanes of Groesbeck Highway have since reopened. Roseville police are investigating the crash. Police said the road is expected to be closed for several hours. Sign up for ClickOnDetroit breaking news alerts and email newsletters
Northbound I-75 reopens at Schaefer after crash involving semi truck
DETROIT – Northbound I-75 has reopened at Schaefer after closing Wednesday morning due to a crash involving a semi truck on the Rouge River Bridge. A semi hit the median and debris from the wall fell onto the freeway. The interstate is open to traffic again. Stay with ClickOnDetroit for updates. Sign up for ClickOnDetroit breaking news alerts and email newsletters
Multi-vehicle crash snarls traffic on WB I-94 before I-75
DETROIT – Traffic was at a standstill Tuesday morning on westbound I-94 in Detroit before I-75 due to a crash. Only one lane of westbound I-94 was open and traffic was backed up for miles. This also affected traffic on southbound I-75 before I-94. Traffic is starting to get by again. Sign up for ClickOnDetroit breaking news alerts and email newsletters