(WJBK) - Expect closures on some of the busiest sections of Metro Detroit highways for emergency patching Thursday.
Contracted crews repairing the worst of the pavement on I-696, I-75, and US-24 (Telegraph), while county crews patrol for potholes. At times there will only be one lane open.
Closures will begin on west bound I-696 from I-75 to Woodward and both north and south bound I-75 ramps closing to WB I-696 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
7 a.m. to 9 a.m. - two right lanes open, two left closed with I-75 ramps closed.
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. - only right lane open, three left lanes closed with I-75 ramps closed.
3 p.m. to 7 p.m. - two right lanes open, two left closed with I-75 ramps closed.
I-696 in Macomb:
EB I-696 from Dequindre to Van Dyke
7 a.m. to 3 p.m. only right lane open, three left closed
3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. two right open, two left closed.
I-75 in Oakland: SB I-75 from Adams and Crooks: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. only left lane open, two right closed
US-24/Telegraph in Oakland:
SB US-24 from Hickory Grove and Long Lake:
8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. only right lane open, two left closed.
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