(CBS DETROIT) – The Michigan Department of Transportation announced that I-96 will be reduced to two lanes next week in Oakland County.
The next phase of the I-96 Flex Route project will begin next week shifting part of the eastbound I-96 traffic from Kent Lake Road to Wixom Road across the median until late fall.READ MORE: Tony Hawk Stops In Detroit For Grand Opening Of Chandler Park Skatepark
Starting Tuesday, June 7, eastbound I-96 will go down to two lanes approaching Kent Lake Road and then shift across the median to the westbound lanes.READ MORE: Detroit Police Department To Hold Abandoned Vehicle Auctions Beginning June 28
During this road work, these lanes will be closed until the fall:
- The northbound and southbound Kent Lake Road ramps to eastbound I-96
- The eastbound I-96 exit to Milford Road
- The northbound and southbound Milford Road ramps to eastbound I-96
- The eastbound I-96 exit to Wixom Road
MDOT officials say the $269 million investment in the I-96 Flex Route project is expected to directly and indirectly support 3,429 jobs.MORE NEWS: Ballot Initiative Proposes To Protect Abortions In Michigan
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