Bridging North America: Full Weekend Closure of NB and SB I-75 for Girder Work

As part of the Michigan Interchange component of the Gordie Howe International Bridge project, select roadways need to be closed and reconstructed. Bridging North America (BNA) says upcoming roadwork in southwest Detroit could affect travellers.

Information about the upcoming closure:

Starting December 2, 2022, Bridging North America will temporarily close northbound and southbound I-75 to support girder placement for the Gordie Howe International Bridge, US Port of Entry ramp. These weekend closures will be in place until December
5, 2022.

Three Lane Closures on NB and SB I-75 between Springwells Street and Clark
Street December 2, 2022:

• Three left lanes on northbound I-75 will close between the Springwells Street offramp and Clark Street.
• Three left lanes on southbound I-75 will close between the Clark Street off-ramp and the Springwells Street/southbound I-75 on-ramp.

Full Weekend Closure of NB I-75 between Springwells Street and Clark Street, and Springwells Street On-Ramp to Northbound I-75 December 2 – 4, 2022:

• Northbound I-75 will close between the Springwells Street off-ramp and Clark Street, from December 2, 2022, at 9 p.m. to December 4, 2022, at 10 a.m.
• All lanes of the Springwells Street on-ramp to northbound I-75 will close from December 2, 2022, at 9 p.m. to December 4, 2022, at 10 a.m.

Closures of Springwells Street On and Off-Ramp, SB I-75, Vernor Highway On Ramp, and Ambassador Bridge On-Ramp December 2 – 5, 2022:
• All lanes of the Springwells Street off-ramp from southbound I-75 will close.
• Southbound I-75 will close between the Clark Street off-ramp and the Springwells Street/southbound I-75 on-ramp.
• The Vernor Highway on-ramp to southbound I-75 will close.
• All lanes of the Ambassador Bridge on-ramp to southbound I-75 will close.
• Detour routes are in place and include the following:

I-75 Major Through Traffic Northbound I-75 major through traffic will be detoured around the project via northbound;
I-275 to eastbound I-96 for the northbound motorists.
Southbound I-75 major through traffic will be detoured around the project via westbound I-96 to southbound I-275 for the southbound motorists.

I-75 Traffic Between I-275/I-75 and I-94/I-75 (Local bound Traffic)
Northbound Traffic: Traffic will be reduced to one lane and forced to exit at northbound
I-75/Springwells Street exit Ramp, continue south on Springwells Street southbound,
east on Fort Street eastbound, north on Clark Street northbound, then rejoin northbound
I-75 through Clark/northbound I-75 on-ramp.

Southbound Traffic: Traffic will be reduced to one lane and forced to exit at Clark Street
southbound I-75 exit Ramp, then continue to southbound I-75 Service Drive, south on
Clark Street, west on Fort Street, north on Springwells Street northbound, south on
southbound I-75 Service Drive then to Springwells Street on-ramp to southbound I-75.
Detour for Ambassador Bridge Ramp to Southbound I-75

Traffic from the Ambassador Bridge to southbound I-75 will be detoured to I-96
westbound, take the exit 191 to Michigan Avenue, west on Michigan Avenue, south on
the southbound I-75 Service Drive, south on West Grand Boulevard, west on Fort
Street, north on Springwells Street northbound, south on southbound I-75 Service Drive
then to Springwells Street on-ramp to southbound I-75.

Vernor Highway On-Ramp to Southbound I-75
Southbound motorists from southbound I-75 Service Drive will be detoured to continue
on southbound I-75 Service Drive, south on W. Grand Boulevard, west on Fort Street,
north on Springwells Street northbound, south on southbound I-75 Service Drive then to
Springwells Street on-ramp to southbound I-75.

For more information about active road closures, we encourage you to visit the project
website at www.GordieHoweInternationalBridge.com.

If you have additional feedback or questions, or would like to attend a virtual meeting consultation
contact 1-844-322-1773 or emailing info@wdbridge.com.

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