Weekend Shutdowns on I-696

Even though we're getting closer and closer to cooler temperatures traffic and construction is still under full swing. Here are some areas that you might want to avoid this weekend if youR route takes you through Oakland  county or in the area of 696

(VIA CLICKONDETROIT) Eastbound I-696 in Oakland County will close this weekend, Oct. 5 through Oct. 8, between Telegraph Road and I-75.

Here's the info from MDOT:

CLOSURE START DATE:Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, 9 p.m. 

CLOSURE END DATE: Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, 5 a.m. 

PROJECT DETAILS:Beginning at 9 p.m. Friday, eastbound I-696 will be closed for road work from US-24 (Telegraph Road) to I-75 through 5 a.m. Monday. 

Detour: southbound M-10 to eastbound M-8 (Davison Freeway), then northbound I-75 to eastbound I-696.

Prior to the weekend closure, prep work will require eastbound I-696 to have only one lane open from US-24 to I-75 9 p.m. - 5 a.m. nightly on Wednesday, Oct. 3, and Thursday, Oct. 4.

Additional pavement repair work on westbound I-696 will require having only one lane open from US-24 to I-275 nightly during the following times:

  • Thursday, Oct. 4: 9 p.m. - 5 a.m. 
  • Friday, Oct 5: 9 p.m. - 8 a.m. 
  • Saturday, Oct. 6: 9 p.m. - 8 a.m.
  • Sunday, Oct 7: 9 p.m. - 5 a.m.
  • Monday, Oct. 8: 9 p.m. - 5 a.m. 
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