POSTED 08.02.17
Closures and Detours

Starting August 2nd, all traffic will be maintained on the southbound side of the freeway with two lanes open nourthbound, along with three lanes southbound.

Ramp Closures Include:

Adams Road Ramp to NB I-75

  • Closed - August-September 2017
  • Detour – NB Adams to WB M-59 to NB I-75


EB Square Lake Road NB I-75 Ramp

  • Closed - August-September 2017
  • Detour – NB Woodward to EB M-59


NB I-75 to WB Square Lake Road Ramp

  • Closed - August-September 2017
  • Detour – NB I-75 to University Drive, to SB I-75 to WB Square Lake Road


SB I-75 to WB Square Lake Road Ramp

  • Open


EB Square Lake Road to SB I-75 Ramp

  • Open


EB M-59 to SB I-75 Ramp

  • Closed - August-September 2017
  • Detour – EB M-59 to SB Crooks to SB 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.


  • 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



Construction Continues on I-75 and Square Lake Road Interchange

Click the links below to see photos of the progress.

View Photo #1

View Photo #2


Three lanes of southbound I-75 to open August 2nd

See full press release


3M and MDOT Partner on Connected Work Zone on I-75

Today, 3M and the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) announced they are partnering to utilize connected vehicle technologies along more than 3 miles of I-75.

View Press Release


The 2017 Traffic Plan for Managing your Commute
Square Lake Improvement
Square Lake Improvement

Construction Progress

The Modernize 75: 2016 Segment is 84.2% complete as of August 19, 2017.

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

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