M-5 fully reopens between 12 Mile and Pontiac Trail in Novi

$3.5 million project repairs M-5 pavement


NOVI, Mich. – A stretch of M-5 between 12 Mile Road and Pontiac Trail in Novi that has been closed for construction has fully reopened, the city of Novi announced.

MDOT spent about $3.5 million on a project to repair the M-5 pavement between 12 Mile Road and Pontiac Trail.

Aerial video: M-5 construction

Work on the 3-mile stretch was expected to take at least 4 weeks after it was announced at the end of March. It was expected to be finished in June, and finished on schedule.

The southbound lanes of M-5 reopened May 15 as crews began work on the northbound lanes. During the northbound M-5 construction, the westbound M-5 ramp to northbound M-5 and the northbound I-275 ramp to northbound M-5 were closed.