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Traffic Alert: Weekend Road Work

DETROIT (WWJ) - Due to the number of high-profile events this weekend, like the Woodward Dream Cruise and Selfridge Air Show, additional weekend construction work will be kept to a minimum.

The following activities are scheduled. As always, some of this work may be postponed due to adverse weather.

In Oakland County, due to the Woodward Dream Cruise, the following ramps on I-696 will be closed:

Beginning at 9 p.m. Friday until 1 a.m. Saturday, westbound I-696 exit ramps to Bermuda, Woodward and Coolidge will close, along with the eastbound I-696 ramps to Coolidge, Woodward and Campbell-Hilton. Those ramps are scheduled to close again from 9 p.m. Saturday until midnight Sunday.

In Wayne County, eastbound I-94 will have the right and center lanes closed from Moross to 8 Mile from 8 p.m. tonight until 5 a.m. Friday for resurfacing.

In Wayne County, eastbound and westbound I-94 will have the right lane closed at Belleville Road from 9 p.m. tonight until 5 a.m. Friday for ongoing bridge work.

In Macomb County, westbound I-94 will have two lanes closed from 11 Mile to 12 Mile roads nightly from 9 p.m. - 5 a.m. starting Monday, Aug 22 and ending Friday, Aug 26 for bridge work.

In Oakland County, eastbound and westbound M-5 will have multiple lane closures between 8 Mile Road and Purdue Avenue from 5 a.m. Saturday until 7 p.m. Sunday for ongoing road work.

M-39 (Southfield Freeway):
In Detroit, northbound M-39 will be closed at I-96, while the ramp from Grand River Ave to southbound M-39 will be closed from 9 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. Monday for bridge work at Fullerton Ave.

In Wayne and Oakland Counties, M-39 will remain closed between the Lodge Freeway and I-96 until late October.

M-59 (Hall Road):
In Oakland County, eastbound M-59 is reduced to a single lane from Opdyke to Crooks roads from 5 a.m. Saturday until 5 p.m. Sunday for ongoing construction. In addition, the ramp from eastbound M-59 to northbound I-75 will be closed from 5 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday.

In Macomb County, westbound M-59 will have two lanes closed from Hayes to Van Dyke from  p.m. Saturday until 5 a.m. Tuesday for pavement repair.

M-97 (Groesbeck Highway):
In Macomb County, southbound M-97 will have tow lanes closed from 10 Mile to 8 Mile roads from 6 a.m. -  5 p.m. Saturday for maintenance.

M-153 (Ford Road):
In Wayne County, eastbound and westbound M-153 will be reduced to a single lane between Henry Ruff and Inkster roads from 4 a.m. - 6 p.m. Saturday for pavement repair.

For the latest from the roads, stay with WWJ Newsradio 950 during Traffic and Weather on the 8s, 24-hours a day. Check for recent traffic incidents now by visiting our Traffic Page.

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