POSTED 12.07.16
From 12/05/16 - 12/11/16
Closures and Detours
  • On Friday, December 9th from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, northbound I-75 will be down to one lane intermittently between Coolidge Highway and the I-75 BL interchange to allow for shifting of northbound traffic onto the newly constructed northbound lanes.  Also, the reamp from northbound I-75 to westbound I-75 BL will closed briefly to allow for re-striping.
  • Periodic single lane of traffic maintained on Square Lake Road under I-75 utilizing flag control
  • Squirrel Road closed over I-75
  • Adams Road ramp to southbound I-75 closed
  • Adams Road ramp to northbound I-75 closed
  • Northbound I-75 ramp to Adams Road closed
  • Single lane closure of southbound I-75 ramp to westbound I-75 BL
  • Single lane closure of eastbound I-75 BL to southbound I-75
  • Single lane closure on southbound I-75
  • Single lane closure on northbound I-75 with traffic shifted to southbound I-75


The Modernize 75 widening and reconstruction project—in the planning and development stages for nearly 20 years—has started construction on the first segment, North of Coolidge to North of South Boulevard. | Download Modernize 75 Brochure >


  • Connects the Northern Tier to the nation's extensive rail network and economic centers throughout North America
  • Serves as the essential logistics channel for goods produced or consumed in the Northern Tier
  • Moved 964,000 units of consumer goods from ships to logistics parks and distribution centers throughout the country
  • Carried 221.3 million tons of freight in 2013
  • Connects with 13 ocean, river, lake and inland ports
  • Removed over 6 million long-haul trucks from the nation's highways
  • Supports an area with wind energy generation potential of over two million megawatts
  • Serves an area where more than 38 million people live and work



This week crews will continue with paving operations on Adams Road interchange. Work will continue on northbound I-75 over Square Lake Road, northbound I-75 over Adams Road and Squirrel Road over I-75 bridges.


Construction Progress

The Modernize 75: 2016 Segment is 35.7% complete as of December 8, 2016.

Modernize 75 Project Brochure PDF [449kb]   Mi Drive Interactive Map

A traffic and construction information resource center for driving Michigan roads.