Detours and Traffic Updates

July 10 – 13, 2020

  • MDOT is replacing the Mt. Elliott Street overpass above I-94
  • Demolition work requires closing I-94 between I-75 and Gratiot Ave from Fri 8pm until Mon 5am
  • WB Detour: SB Gratiot to WB Gratiot Connector, to NB I-75, back to WB I-94. All entrance ramps to WB I-94 will be closed beginning at 7 pm from Chalmers to Chene streets and will reopen by 5am Monday
  • EB Detour: SB I-75 to EB Gratiot Connector, to NB Gratiot, back to EB I-94. All entrance ramps to EB I-94 will be closed starting at 7 pm from I-96 to Van Dyke Ave and will reopen by 5 am Monday
  • All work on this $20.5 million investment is scheduled to be completed in spring 2021. The new Mt. Elliot Street bridge will replace the current structure built in 1955.
  • This bridge replacement is part of the I-94 modernization project in Detroit that involves rebuilding 7 miles of freeway and replacing 67 bridges between Conner Road and I-96.

Feb 22-24, 2020

  • Demolished: East Grand Boulevard overpass above I-94
  • All work on this $16 million project is scheduled to be completed in late fall. The new East Grand Boulevard bridge will replace the current structure built in 1956. Vehicular traffic will be detoured to the Chene Street overpass during this replacement project.
  • This bridge replacement is part of the I-94 modernization project in Detroit that involves rebuilding 7 miles of freeway and replacing 67 bridges between Conner Road and I-96.