Segment 1

Description & Timeline

The I-75 Modernization Project, which is introducing the first HOV lane in Michigan, was accelerated. The original nine construction segments are now combined into three segments. All three segments are now substantially complete and open to traffic. 

Improvements for Segment 1: North of Coolidge to North of South Boulevard included:

  • Reconfigured the I-75 Business Loop (Square Lake Road) interchange
  • Replaced freeway lanes and bridges
  • Connected with Bloomfield Township Safety Paths on Squirrel Road over I-75
  • Developed and constructed tree replacement and landscape plan
  • Upgraded existing Bloomfield - Adams Road Carpool Lot
  • Incorporated collaboratively-developed community aesthetics
  • Planted over 6,000 trees and shrubs

Construction Segments Map


  • Start date: June, 2016
  • Open to traffic date: September, 2017


Have Segment 1 Questions?

Please reach out to the MDOT Oakland TSC at (248) 451-0001.