Michigan road projects: What to know for the rest of 2017

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DETROIT – We're entering the second half of 2017 in Michigan and the road work is not finished yet.

Several projects will start in the coming months and will continue through the end of the year.

The biggest 2017 project has already started, as I-75 southbound is closed between Detroit and Downriver for the next two years. 

Some projects have already started and will be completed in the next couple of months.

Metro Detroit road projects (starting and ongoing):

  • I-75: May-Sept: Reconstruct 3.1 miles of Coolidge Hwy to South Blvd, including Square Lake Rd interchange. 2 lanes open in each direction with temporary crossovers.
  • Gratiot Ave: May-Aug: Resurface 3 miles, improve drainage and upgrade sidewalk ramps from 8 Mile to 11 Mile.
  • I-75.M-10: April-Oct: Replace I-75 bridge deck and repair substructure over M-10, including ramps. I-75: closed for 3 weeks. M-10: lane and shoulder closures.
  • Old M-14 (Plymouth Road): April-Sept: Resurface 4.8 miles from Farmington Rd to US-24. 1 lane open in each direction. 
  • Construction on Hall Road in Macomb County has begun. The 3.7-mile stretch is expected to be under construction for about a year and 1/2. 
  • US-23: Nov 2016-Dec 2017: Upgrade shoulders, replace and repair bridges, extend raps and resurface 10.5 miles from M-14 to Silver Lake Rd.
  • M-59: June-Oct: Repair 1.8 miles from Pontiac Lake Road to Airport Road. Night and weekend lane closures.

Other Michigan road projects: 

  • US-23: June-Aug: Resurface 10.6 miles from Little Black River to Mill Creek Discovery Park. 1 lane open under flag control. 
  • US-131: March-Aug: Reconstruct 3.5 miles from M-46 north to Montcalm/Mecosta county line.
  • I-75: March-Nov: Reconstruct 6.5 miles from south Ogernaw County line to Cook Rd. Lane closures and nighttime ramp closures.
  • I-94: March-August: Resurface 3.8 miles eastbound lanes from Hennesey Rd to east of Van Buren County line. Lane closures.
  • I-75 to I-475: April-Sept: Repair and reseal 13 miles from I-475 to Birch Run Creek. Traffic shifts and lane closures.
  • US-10/M-25: June-Aug: Resurface 12.6 miles of US-10/M-25 from Bay/Midland county line to west of Bay City.
  • US-23: Nov 2016-Dec 2017: Upgrade shoulders, replace and repair bridges, extend raps and resurface 10.5 miles from M-14 to Silver Lake Rd.
  • I-69: Aug-Oct: Reconstruct 3 miles from east of Ballenger Hwy west of Fenton. Traffic shifts and lane closures.
  • M-66: Repave 2.7 miles from Glen Cross Road to D Dr S in Battle Creek.
  • US-131: Sept: Resurface 4.2 miles from Kent county line north to Cannonsville Road. Lane closures.
  • US-131: Sept-Nov: Resurface 4.2 miles from Bear River Road to Lears Road. 1 lane open.
  • US 31: Sept-Nov: Resurface 2.1 miles from 2 Mile Road to Garfield Ave.
  • M-72: Aug-Sept: Resurface 11.8 miles from Industrial Drive to Keystone Landing Road and east of Stephan Bridge Road to M-18. 1 lane open.
  • M-6: June-Nov: Repairs and rebuild 3 miles from Jackson St east to Wilson Ave. Closed and detoured.
  • US-131: May-Aug: Concrete joint work 11.7 miles from 76th St to 44th St, and from North Park St to 10 Mile Rd. Nightly lane closures.
  • M-44: Sept-Nov: Resurface 2.8 miles from I-96 to 3 Mile Rd. Nightly lane closures. 

Looking for something specific? Check out:

2017 Road Projects in Metro Detroit

2017 Road Projects in West Michigan, Grand Rapids area

2017 Road Projects in the Upper Peninsula

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About the Author:

Ken Haddad is the digital content and audience manager for WDIV / ClickOnDetroit.com. He also authors the Morning Report Newsletter and various other newsletters. He's been with WDIV since 2013. He enjoys suffering through Lions games on Sundays in the fall.