(CBS DETROIT) – The Michigan Department of Transportation announced Wednesday night, due to a truck striking the Savanah overpass, which is approximately 6 1/2 Mile, southbound I-75 will remain closed overnight.

MDOT says crews will work to repair the steel beams and traffic is being diverted off southbound I-75 at 7 Mile Road.

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Motorists can use westbound 7 Mile Road to southbound Woodward to eastbound McNichols to rejoin southbound I-75.

MDOT says every effort will be made to open southbound I-75 prior to morning rush hour on Thursday, Feb. 4.

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It is unknown if the Savanah overpass will be open by Thursday morning.

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