Traffic: Metro Detroit freeways to avoid due to flooding

I-94 ramps, Southfield Freeway closed

A flooded portion of the Southfield Freeway (M-39) on May 2, 2019. (WDIV) (Associated Press)

ALLEN PARK, Mich. – Several Metro Detroit freeways remain closed Thursday due to heavy rain that hit the area this week.

Check the latest updates from the Michigan Department of Transportation below.

According to MDOT:

  • The east and westbound I-94 ramps to the Southfield Freeway in Allen Park are closed.
  • All north and southbound lanes of the Southfield Freeway are closed at Outer Drive.

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Many residential streets are also flooding. The high water left many drivers stranded, especially in Dearbon Heights, where streets overflowed and basements flooded. Drivers are advised not to drive through floodwaters.

More rain is expected later this week.

View live traffic updates from MDOT below:

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