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Posted on: July 27, 2021

FIVE MILE BRIDGE OVER 1-275 IS CLOSED UNTIL EARLY DECEMBER

Five Mile Road Bridge

The Five Mile Road bridge over I-275 is closed for demolition and will be rebuilt. Traffic will be detoured via the newly reopened Six Mile Road bridge. 

Detours:

- Eastbound Five Mile Road will be detoured to northbound Haggerty Road, then eastbound Six Mile Road to southbound Newburgh Road back to eastbound Five Mile Road.

- Westbound Five Mile Road will be detoured to northbound Newburgh Road, then westbound Six Mile Road to southbound Haggerty Road back to westbound Five  Mile Road.

 From 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 24 - 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 25
Crews will start placing barrels on southbound I-275 near Seven Mile Road to reduce four lanes of traffic down to one lane near Five Mile Road. The Six Mile Road ramps to southbound I-275 will also be closed throughout the weekend to reduce congestion into the work zone. 

 From 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 24 - 5 a.m. Monday, Sept. 27
The Metro Trail will be closed between Schoolcraft Road and Five Mile Road for bridge work above the trail. 

At 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 24
Westbound M-14 is expected to be reopened under Schoolcraft Road. 

From 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 25 - 5 a.m. Monday, Sept. 27
Southbound I-275 will have two lanes open from Seven Mile Road to I-96/M-14 for demolition of the Five Mile Road bridge.

During this major multi-year project, work will be occurring in multiple areas at different times. Go to www.Revive275.org for more project details and updates. 

MDOT anticipates that the Five Mile bridge will be re-opened by early December, however, the schedule will depend on the weather. 

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