Construction Activities: United States

Construction Activities: United States

Dates and times below may change due to weather conditions and other factors affecting construction activities. Although this list is intended to be comprehensive, unavoidable emergency road detours and road closures may occur. Please watch for workers when travelling in the area. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

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Week of May 3, 2021

Michigan Interchange I-75 Closures

As construction of the Michigan Interchange begins, Bridging North America will temporarily implement partial closures on the following streets for construction activities:

  • All lanes on the southbound Service Drive will close between Green Street and Govin Street, beginning Tuesday, February 11, 2020. The closure will be in place for approximately eight months to accommodate for excavation, freeway widening and ramp/embankment construction. Access to Springwells Street businesses and adjacent residential roadways will be available via Green Street to W. Lafayette Blvd and from Springwells Street southbound.

Springwells Street - NEW

  • Northbound Springwells Street will close between southbound I-75 Service Drive and Olivet Street until May 4, 2021, daily as needed.
  • Southbound Springwells Street will close between southbound I-75 Service Drive and Olivet Street from May 5 to May 6, 2021, daily as needed.

Olivet Street - NEW

  • Eastbound Olivet Street will close between 125’ west of Springwells Street to Springwells Street from May 5 to May 6, 2021, daily as needed.
  • Westbound Olivet Street will close between 125’ west of Springwells Street to Springwells Street from May 7 to May 10, 2021, daily as needed.

West End Street

  • West End Street will be closed between Fort Street and Melville Street until May 17, 2021. Local traffic will have access to West End Street between Norfolk Southern Railroad to Melville Street.

Fort Street

  • Traffic on Fort Street between northbound I-75 Service Drive and Central Avenue will be reduced to one lane in each direction for westbound and eastbound traffic until May 17, 2021.

Post Street

  • Post Street will close over a long-term period between CSX Railroad and the Delray Mechanical entrance starting at 8 a.m. on February 1, 2021..

I-75 Service Drive

  • Bridging North America (BNA) will temporarily implement mobile closures on northbound and southbound I-75 Service Drives between Clark Street and Green Street starting January 18 to May 31, 2021, between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. as needed. Only one lane will close. Closures will be less than 30 minutes in duration during these timeframes for mobilization and demobilization of equipment activities.
  • BNA will temporarily implement mobile closures on northbound and southbound I-75 Service Drives between Schaefer Avenue and Michigan Avenue starting April 22 to December 3, 2021, between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. as needed. Only one lane will close. Closures will be less than 30 minutes in duration during these timeframes for mobilization and demobilization of equipment activities.
  • I-75 Service Drive in both directions will close between Clark Street and Dragoon Street until June 15, 2022. Junction Street will remain open to through traffic.

I-75 Southbound

  • The right lane of southbound I-75 will close between Bagley Avenue and McKinstry Street until June 30, 2021.
  • The Vernor Highway on-ramp to soutbound I-75 is closed until July 7, 2021.

Long-Term I-75 Closures

As construction of the Michigan Interchange continues, Bridging North America will temporarily close several streets along the northbound I-75 Service Drive, including Livernois Avenue, Military Street and Cavalry Street, between July 17, 2020, and October 30, 2021. Several streets will close over a long-term period, including sections of Dragoon Street, Military Street, Cavalry Street, Driggs Street, Harvey Street, Reeder Street and Hussar Street on July 17, 2020.

I-75 Southbound

  • The left lane of southbound I-75 will close between Bagley Avenue and Junction Street from April 25, 2021 to January 31, 2022.
  • The left lane of southbound I-75 will close between Springwells Street and McKinstry Street until January 31, 2022.

I-75 Northbound

  • The left lane is closed on northbound I-75 between Harbaugh and Clark Streets until January 31, 2022.

Springwells Court - NEW

  • Springwells Court northbound and southbound will close west of the Lafarge entrance to east of the Springwells Court detour from May 14, 2021 until November 23, 2024.

Springwells Street

  • All lanes of the Springwells Street on/exit ramp at northbound I-75 will be closed from February 26 to May 28, 2021.
  • All lanes of the Springwells Street on/exit ramp at southbound I-75 will be closed from February 26 to May 28, 2021.
  • Southbound I-75 Service Drive will close between Wheelock Street and Govin Street from February 26 to May 28, 2021.
  • Northbound I-75 Service Drive will close between Wheellock Street and Springwells exit ramp from February 26 to May 28, 2021.

Clark Street

  • The Clark Street ramps to north and southbound I-75 will be closed beginning March 30, 2021.

Livernois Avenue

  • The Livernois Avenue ramps to north and southbound I-75 will be closed beginning March 30, 2021.

Construction Activities

US Port of Entry (POE)

  • Grubbing, clearing and excavation continues
  • Wick drain installation continues
  • Installation of the trailer compound continues

US Bridge site

  • Rebar and formwork continue for towers, side span and anchor piers
  • Springwells Court detour construction continues

Michigan Interchange

  • Started driving sheet piles at Clark Street
  • Pouring the Livernois pier median footing
  • Excavation continues of the Cavalry siphon

Construction Activities

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