Project Introduction

Rendering of a divergent diamond interchange

The diverging diamond interchange (DDI) design will modernize the Big Beaver and 14 Mile Road interchanges and improve both vehicle and pedestrian safety.

Accelerated project construction will get Michigan moving smarter, safer, sooner.

Sustainable transportation across the state is vital to Michigan’s quality of life and economy.

Connecting families, business and regions across the state.

Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) technology will monitor real-time traffic conditions along the I-75 corridor.

A new tunnel will collect stormwater drainage from the corridor to support safe travel.

Project Updates

    Now Open

    Segment 2

    • I-75 Northbound and Southbound has three lanes open from 13 Mile Road to Adams Road
    • 14 Mile Road Ramps
      • I-75 southbound to 14 Mile Road westbound
      • 14 Mile Road eastbound to I-75 southbound
      • I-75 northbound to 14 Mile Road eastbound
      • 14 Mile Road westbound to I-75 northbound
    • Rochester Road ramps to/from I-75 northbound and southbound
    • Big Beaver Ramps
      • I-75 southbound to Big Beaver Road westbound
      • Big Beaver Road eastbound to I-75 southbound
      • I-75 northbound to Big Beaver Road eastbound
      • Big Beaver Road westbound to I-75 northbound
    • Crooks/Corporate Drive ramp to/from I-75 northbound and southbound

    Segment 3

    Freeway:

    • I-75 has two lanes open in each direction from 8 Mile Road to the 13 Mile Roads

    Open Ramps:

    • Entrance ramp to Southbound I-75 at 8 Mile Road
    • Entrance ramp to Southbound I-75 at 11 Mile Road
    • Exit ramp from Northbound I-75 at 8 Mile Road
    • Entrance ramps from Northbound I-75 to I-696 Eastbound and Westbound

    You can also use the the interactive map on the MDOT MiDrive site (https://mdotjboss.state.mi.us/MiDrive/map) to see open/closed ramps.

    Closures

    Segment 2

    Lanes and Ramps:

    • 14 Mile Road Ramps (expected to open Summer 2021)

      • Southbound I-75 to eastbound 14 Mile Road
      • Northbound I-75 to westbound 14 Mile Road
      • Westbound 14 Mile Road to southbound I-75
      • Eastbound 14 Mile Road to northbound I-75

      Big Beaver Road Ramps (expected to open Spring 2021)

      • Southbound I-75 to eastbound Big Beaver Road
      • Northbound I-75 to westbound Big Beaver Road
      • Westbound Big Beaver Road to southbound I-75
      • Eastbound Big Beaver Road to northbound I-75

    Segment 3

    Freeway:

    • Beginning Monday, March 1, two lanes will be closed in each direction from just south of 8 Mile to just north of 13 Mile roads through November 2021.

    Ramps:

    • All exit ramps along southbound I-75 from south of I-696 to 8 Mile Road - closed through November 2021
    • Eastbound and westbound I-696 ramps to southbound I-75 - closed through November 2021

    Service Drive:

    • Northbound service drive from Shevlin Avenue to Woodward Heights and access from local roads in this area - closed through November 2021
    • Southbound service drive from Dallas Ave to Mapledale Road, Woodward Heights to Brekenridge Avenue, and 9 Mile to 8 Mile Roads will have a complete closure through November 2021.  Access from local streets in this area will also be impacted.

    Local Roads

    • 13 Mile Road will have a complete closure starting Friday, March 5th at 6p.m. through Wednesday, March 10th.
    • Starting Wednesday, March 10th, 13 Mile Road will be reduced to one lane in each direction through July as crews rebuild the bridge.
    • Dallas Avenue/Hilton Road to Mapledale Avenue to southbound service drive - closed through November 2021.
    • Woodward Heights to Breckenridge Avenue to southbound service drive - closed through November 2021.

    **Note, all work is weather dependent and dates/times are subject to change.

    2021 Closures to begin at the end of February, 2021.  Please view the Segment 3 Virtual Open House Information for more on what will be closing.

    You can also use the the interactive map on the MDOT MiDrive site (https://mdotjboss.state.mi.us/MiDrive/map) to see open/closed ramps.

    Nearby Projects

    The following projects are not part of the I-75 Modernization project, however are in adjacent areas.

    Nearby MDOT Projects:

    Nearby Local City and Agency Projects:

    Announcements

    A public meeting was held for Segment 3 on Thursday, February 11, 2021.  For to view information presented and/or a recording of the meeting please visit our Segment 3 Resources & Links page.

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    Attention residents of the City of Troy and motorists who use the Big Beaver or 14 Mile Road Interchanges:

    As part of the I-75 Modernization Project, the interchanges at Big Beaver and 14 Mile Roads are being reconstructed into Diverging Diamond Interchanges (DDI’s). The Big Beaver interchange is anticipated to open mid-April, while 14 Mile Road Interchange is anticipated to open in Spring of 2021.

    Update February 9, 2021 - The DDI at Big Beaver Road is scheduled to open by mid-April. Several activities need to take place including installing new signals, application of permanent and special pavement markings, and constructing new curbs. Crews are awaiting suitable weather to complete these necessary steps.  Thank you for your continued patience.  

     

    DDI’s are a safer option for both motorists and pedestrians. To learn more about DDI’s including how to navigate them please visit our Project Highlights - DDI Edition page under “Travel I-75”.   Stay up-to-date with information about the project by signing for email blasts or following our social media channels.

    Project Videos

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    I-75 North of 8 Mile Road to south of I-696 video – Dec 2020 (No audio)

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    I-75 Coolidge Highway to Big Beaver Road - Dec 2020 (No audio)

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    I-75 DDI's at Big Beaver Road and 14 Mile Road - Dec 2020 (No audio)

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    Meyers Avenue Bridge Progress Video 2020 (No audio)

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    I-75 Coolidge Highway to Big Beaver Road - Nov 2020 (No audio)

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    9 Mile Road Retaining Wall - Aug to Nov 2020 (No audio)

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    I-75 north of 8 Mile Road to south of I-696 video Nov 2020 (No audio)

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    Coolidge Highway to Big Beaver Road - Sep 2020 (No audio)

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    Paving of I-75 at I-696 Sep 2020 (No audio)

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    I-75 DDI's at Big Beaver and 14 Mile Roads Sep 2020 (No audio)

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    I-75/I-696 Interchange Tunnel Shaft Site Sep 2020 (No audio)

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    I-75 North of 8 Mile Road to South of I-696 video – Sep 2020 (No audio)

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    I-75 Coolidge Highway to Big Beaver Road - Aug 2020 (No audio)

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    I-75 DDI's at Big Beaver and 14 Mile Roads Aug 2020 (No audio)

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    I-75/I-696 Interchange Tunnel Shaft and 12 Mile Road Tunnel Sites Aug 2020 (No audio)

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    I-75 8 Mile Road to I-696 Aug 2020 (No Audio)

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    I-75 North of 8 Mile Road to 9 Mile Road July 2020 (No audio)

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    I-75 9 Mile Road to I-696 May 2020 (No audio)

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    I-75 North of 8 Mile Road to 9 Mile Road May 2020 (No audio)

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    I-75/I-696 Interchange Tunnel Shaft Site May 2020 (No audio)

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    I-75 North of Coolidge Hwy to 13 Mile Road May 2020 (No audio)

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    I-75 South of Meyers Avenue to John R Road Apr 2020 (No audio)

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    I-75 South of Meyers Avenue to John R Road Mar 2020 (No audio)

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    Meyers Bridge Demolition Feb 29 2020 (No audio)

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    I-75/I-696 Interchange Tunnel Shaft Site Feb 3 2020 (No audio)

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    I-75 Big Beaver Road Interchange Proposed DDI (No audio)

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    I-75 Oakland County Freeway Improvements (With audio)

    Happening Now

    Posted

    13 Mile Road work rescheduled to Friday

    The closure of 13 Mile under I-75 for bridge demolition has been rescheduled to Friday, March 5 starting at 6 p.m.  Thank you for your patience.

    Posted

    Work to replace the southbound I-75 bridge over 13 Mile Road begins Tuesday, March 2

    Fast facts:

    • Crews will be replacing the southbound I-75 bridge over 13 Mile Road this year.
    • Northbound and southbound I-75 will have one open between 14 Mile and 12 Mile roads from 9 a.m. to 3p.m. while crews install a traffic shift.
    • 13 Mile Road will be closed under I-75 from 10 p.m. Wednesday, March 3, until Monday, March 8.

    Weather permitting, work to replace the southbound I-75 bridge over 13 Mile Road in the city of Madison Heights begins Tuesday, March 2. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. tomorrow, northbound and southbound I-75 will have one lane open between 14 Mile and 12 Mile roads while crews install a traffic shift. By tomorrow afternoon, two lanes of southbound I-75 will be maintained on the northbound side of the freeway from 14 Mile to 12 Mile roads. The southbound I-75 exits to 14 Mile and 12 Mile roads will be open.

    Scheduled to begin at 10 p.m. Wednesday, March 3, 13 Mile Road will be closed under I-75. The closure will allow for crews to safely demolish the southbound I-75 bridge over 13 Mile Road and to begin excavation work for the new bridge supports. 13 Mile Road will have one lane open in each direction under I-75 by 5 a.m. Monday, March 8.

    View Press Release

    Posted

    Plan Your Route along I-75

    Reminder: I-75 will reopen to traffic by 5 a.m. Monday, March 1, with two lanes open in each direction from just south of 8 Mile to just north of 13 Mile roads.  Please note that upon reopening, the following ramp closures will be in place until the end of the 2021 construction season.  

    • The Eastbound and westbound I-696 ramps to southbound I-75,   
    • All entrance and exit ramps along southbound I-75 from south of I-696 to 8 Mile Road.   
    • In addition, southbound I-75 traffic will be shifted onto the northbound lanes in the vicinity of 13 Mile Road.

    The shift will allow crews to rebuild the southbound I-75 bridge over 13 Mile Road this construction season.  

    We encourage you to check the MiDrive map (https://mdotjboss.state.mi.us/MiDrive/map) regularly to plan your route. 

     

    Posted

    Virtual Open House Resources Posted

    Presentation and resources from the Segment 3 virtual Open House held on Wednesday, February 11th have been posted to the Segment 3 Resources & Links page for your use.

    http://modernize75.com/segment3/resources 

    Posted

    Big Beaver DDI Update

    The DDI at Big Beaver Road is scheduled to open by mid-April. Several activities need to take place including installing new signals, application of permanent and special pavement markings, and constructing new curbs. Crews are awaiting suitable weather to complete these necessary steps.  Thank you for your continued patience.  

    Posted

    Eliza Update - February 2021

    While southeast Michigan is experiencing wintry weather, Eliza is hard at work underground, heading north towards 12 Mile Road. Eliza has now traveled over 2,300-ft north from the I-696 Shaft Site (northeast corner of the I-75/I-696 interchange), placing her near Hampden Street and the northbound service drive intersection.   For more information on Eliza and the drainage tunnel please visit our Project Highlights page  www.modernize75.com/Project-Highlights-Tunnel

    Aerial view of the I-696 shaft shite showing the cement casings and tunnel equipment
    I-696 Shaft Site, looking south-west

    Modernize 75 Social and Community Engagement

    Community Poll

    Which part of the modernization project would you like to see more information on?