OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich. – The eastbound lanes of I-696 in Oakland County will be closed this weekend as part of the Michigan Department of Transportation's Restore the Reuther project.
Eastbound I-696 will be closed from Telegraph Road to I-75 starting at 8 p.m. Friday. The lanes will reopen at 5 a.m. Monday, officials said.
Traffic will be detoured onto southbound M-10 to eastbound Davison Freeway, then northbound I-75 to eastbound I-696.
This is the third weekend of closures on this stretch.
There will also be overnight lane closures on westbound I-696 from US-24 to I-275. One lane will remain open at all times.
Eastbound I-696 only has two lanes open from I-75 to Dequindre Road. The ramp to Dequindre Road will remain closed until mid-August for concrete removal and replacement. The ramp is expected to be completed and reopened after eastbound traffic is shifted across the median to the new pavement.
Westbound I-696 remains closed from I-94 to Dequindre Road through the fall.
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