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EB I-96 closed after vehicle crashes into Pleasant Valley Road bridge in Brighton Township

Bridge needs to be demolished before eastbound I-96 can reopen

A bridge was hit on eastbound I-96 near Kensington Road. (@MDOT_A2)
A bridge was hit on eastbound I-96 near Kensington Road. (@MDOT_A2)

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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