Southbound I-75 is officially closed between Detroit and Downriver

Southbound I-75 Rouge River Bridge getting new concrete

DETROIT – Southbound I-75 between Detroit and Downriver closed Saturday morning and will remain closed for the next two years. 

The Michigan Department of Transportation's $200 million construction project includes replacing all of the concrete on the I-75 Rouge River bridge, the largest concrete surface in the state of Michigan, according to MDOT. 

The closure starts at Springwells. 

FULL PROJECT DETAILS: Southbound I-75 to close for 2 years

The video below shows the stretch of interstate that will be closed. 

DETOUR INFORMATION: I-75 shutdown detour details

Detour for 2017:

Detour for 2018: 

View more detour information here.

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