March 3, 2024


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MDOT removing lane restrictions on 104 projects for busy Memorial Day travel | Traffic

LANSING, Mich. (WJRT) – With about one particular-tenth of Michigan’s populace anticipated to strike road for Memorial Working day weekend, highway design crews are functioning to simplicity their route.

AAA Michigan expects a just about 8% maximize in vacation this getaway weekend in comparison to final calendar year with far more than 1.1 million Michiganders touring 50 miles or additional.

The Michigan Division of Transportation is eliminating lane restrictions on 104 out of 165 active assignments on condition highways and freeways from 3 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Tuesday. Building tools will continue being in location at most work zones.

“As everyday living carries on to get again to usual as usual can be coming out of the pandemic, it’s apparent folks are heading to be carrying out a great deal of traveling this holiday getaway weekend and into the summertime,” said State Transportation Director Paul C. Ajegba.

The adhering to projects in Mid-Michigan will have lane closures or limits in position during Memorial Day weekend:

  • Two lanes of journey will be open in every route on I-69 concerning Hammerberg and Centre roads in Flint with a targeted traffic shift in place. The interchange at I-475 also continues to be shut.
  • One lane of vacation in just about every direction will be open on I-69 between M-24 and Newark Street in Lapeer County with a visitors shift in area.
  • The U.S. 23 connector in Arenac County will have one lane open in each direction. Several ramps and the bridges carrying Worth, Melita and Lincoln roadways will remain closed.
  • A website traffic change will continue to be in spot on I-75 at Coldwater Street in Genesee County. 
  • The Lapeer Road bridges around I-69 in Flint and Davison will continue being shut.
  • M-65 in Arenac County will have 1 lane open with a temporary targeted visitors sign from Main Road to East Turner Street.
  • M-90 is shut in excess of the Black River in Sanilac County.