BRIGHTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. – The eastbound lanes of I-96 are closed at Pleasant Valley Road in Brighton Township after the bridge was hit, the Michigan Department of Transportation announced.
The closure is east of US-23.
All three eastbound lanes of I-96 are closed. Drivers are asked to take an alternate route.
Officials announced the Pleasant Valley Bridge will need to be demolished before eastbound I-96 can reopen.
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Clarification: the Pleasant Valley Rd bridge was the structure that was hit tonight over EB 96. All 3 lanes on EB 96 are closed. Alt routes advised.— MDOT - Ann Arbor (@MDOT_A2) September 27, 2017