3 major freeway closures in Metro Detroit this weekend: Where, what to know

Orange construction barrels in Metro Detroit. (WDIV)

Three major freeways in Metro Detroit will have closures this weekend, Oct. 21 through Oct. 24.

  • I-75: Northbound I-75 closed from 8 Mile Road to I-375, from Saturday at 7 a.m. through Sunday at 5 p.m.
  • I-94: Eastbound I-94 closed from US-12 (Michigan Ave) to Cecil Street, from Friday at 7 pm.. through Monday at 5 a.m.
  • I-696: Westbound lanes of I-696 will be closed this weekend in Oakland County as crews work to repair pavement and widen the shoulder. Beginning 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, through 5 a.m. Monday, Oct. 24, westbound I-696 will be closed from US-24 (Telegraph Road) to I-275. The closure includes all on and off ramps. Eastbound I-696 will remain open. More on this here.

Related: Westbound I-696 closing in Oakland County this weekend: What drivers should know

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Ken Haddad is the digital content and audience manager for WDIV / ClickOnDetroit.com. He also authors the Morning Report Newsletter and various other newsletters. He's been with WDIV since 2013. He enjoys suffering through Lions games on Sundays in the fall.