I-75 road, bridge repairs in Auburn Hills: Changes to expect this weekend


AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – The Michigan Department of Transportation expects changes to the I-75 road and bridge repair project in Auburn Hills.

The changes are expected to take effect this weekend, but the timeline could vary due to weather constraints.

  • Project involves repairing 21 bridges between South Boulevard and Baldwin Road
  • Two lanes open in each direction during high traffic times on weekdays
  • All work expected to be completed in November

Starting at 3 a.m. Saturday, the following ramps are expected to close at the I-75/M-59 interchange in Auburn Hills:

  • Southbound I-75 ramp to eastbound M-59
    • Traffic will be detoured west on M-59, then southbound on Opdyke Road back to eastbound M-59.
  • Westbound M-59 ramp to southbound I-75.
    • Traffic will be detoured to southbound Opdyke Road, then to eastbound Square Lake Road back to southbound I-75.

The following changes will be made starting at 3 a.m. Sunday:

  • Northbound I-75 ramp to westbound M-59.
    • Traffic will be detoured east on M-59, then northbound on Squirrel Road back to westbound M-59.
  • Eastbound M-59 ramp to northbound I-75.
    • Traffic will be detoured to northbound Opdyke Road, then eastbound on University Drive back to northbound I-75.

The interchange ramps are expected to stay closed until the end of October.

Southbound I-75 will be down to one lane from Lapeer Road to Square Lake Road starting at 3 a.m. and ending by 3 p.m. Saturday.

Northbound I-75 will be down to one lane starting at 3 a.m. and ending by 3 p.m. Sunday.

Both directions of I-75 will have two lanes open between Baldwin and 12 Mile roads.

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