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Part of SB I-75 closed in Detroit through Thursday morning

SB I-75 lanes between Seven Mile, McNichols roads closed for bridge repair

[PHOTO: WKMG / PAUL GIORGIO]

DETROIT – Southbound lanes on I-75 will be closed on Detroit’s west side overnight Wednesday, Feb. 3 and into the morning of Thursday, Feb. 4, officials say.

  • UPDATE -- 3:40 p.m.: All southbound lanes on I-75 are now open after Seven Mile Road.
  • UPDATE -- 3:11 p.m.: Only the right lane on southbound I-75 after Seven Mile Road remains closed Thursday afternoon. All other lanes are now open.
  • UPDATE -- 2 p.m.: Southbound I-75 was open Thursday afternoon along this stretch, however traffic was backed up.

Southbound I-75 lanes between Seven Mile and E. McNichols roads will be closed through Thursday morning due to bridge repairs. A truck hit the overpass and got stuck. No injuries were reported.

Officials with the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) say that is is unknown exactly what time the freeway will reopen, but they expect it to remain closed until late Thursday morning.

Thursday morning rush hour traffic will be affected by the closure.

Drivers are advised to use M-1 (Woodward Avenue).

You can find the latest traffic updates on MDOT’s Metro Detroit Twitter page here.


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