Pothole repairs continue today on northbound I-75 between I-696, Square Lake Road

By Jermont Terry - Reporter, Kayla Clarke

TROY, Mich. - Police received multiple reports of damaged cars which forced them to shut down a 10-mile stretch of I-75 in Troy for nearly six hours Monday so crews could work to repair the road.

Watch the video above for Jermont Terry's full story.

Northbound I-75 from I-696 to Square Lake Road was closed Monday afternoon until before 10 p.m. Crews are returning Tuesday morning to continue working on the road.

  • UPDATE: The Michigan Department of Transporation said pothole repairs will continue about 8:30 a.m. or 9 a.m. Tuesday. Crews plan to shut down one lane of northbound I-75 between I-696 and Square Lake Road. 
  • Troy police said the two left lanes of northbound I-75 were closed Tuesday morning at Wattles Road for urgent pothole repairs. 

"I'm driving and I felt something hit and I couldn't get over because traffic all around me, and next thing I know, the tire was gone," Gregory Jones, who drives a limo for Swanson Funeral Home, said.

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Police departments in Troy, Royal Oak and Madison Heights reported multiple calls.

Bell Tire off 11 Mile Road and I-75 also said there was a constant flow of people facing car troubles, like flat tires.

WATCH: Aerial video: Urgent repairs cause backup on northbound I-75 in Troy

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