Memorial Day construction rolled back in Macomb and Metro Detroit – Macomb Daily

Due to the Memorial Day holiday, the Michigan Department of Transportation is suspending work and lifting traffic restrictions to ease holiday travel starting at 3 pm Friday, May 27 and ending at 6 am Tuesday, May 31. Some equipment and traffic configurations will remain even in areas where projects are suspended.

Area projects that will continue include:

18 Mile Road

Westbound 18 ½ Mile Road will be closed at the intersection of Mound Road starting May 19- June 9. Local access will be maintained to all residences along 18 ½ Mile Road. 18 ½ Mile Road through traffic will be detoured at 18 Mile Road and Ryan Road.

The detour for 18 ½ Mile Road (west of Mound Road) is as follows:

From southbound Mound Road to westbound 18 Mile Road – Westbound 18 Mile Road to Ryan Road
From westbound 18 Mile Road to Mound Road – Ryan Road to eastbound 18 Mile Road

19 Mile Road

19 Mile Road will be closed at the intersection of Mound Road starting May 17-June 7. The closure is anticipated to remain in place until June 7 (estimated dates subject to change). Local access will be maintained to all businesses along 19 Mile Road. 19 Mile Road through traffic will be detoured at Ryan Road and Van Dyke Avenue.

The detour for 19 Mile Road is as follows:

Eastbound 19 Mile Road – 19 Mile Road to southbound Ryan Road to EB 18 Mile Road to northbound Van Dyke Avenue to 19 Mile Road
Westbound 19 Mile Road – 19 Mile Road to southbound Van Dyke Avenue to Westbound 18 Mile Road to northbound Ryan Road to 19 Mile Road

23 Mile Road

23 Mile Road from Card Road to North Avenue. The road will remain open to thru traffic with intermittent lane closures in place during operations to complete final punch list work. Flagging operations will only be in place during work operations. Project consists of completion of the 23 Mile Road and Card Road intersection. Project duration May 12-June 2022.

26 Mile Road Bridge

26 Mile Road bridge in Macomb Township and Ray Township over North Branch Clinton River

Starting April 25, 26 Mile Road will be closed to thru traffic from Broughton Road to Ray Center Road. A tour will be posted. Drivers should seek alternate routes when possible. Project consists of bridge superstructure replacement and approach work as part of MDOT Bridge Bundle Program. Project duration July 25-October 2022.

26 Mile Road

26 Mile Road in New Haven from I-94 to one mile west. The road will remain open to thru traffic with intermittent lane closures and flagging operations in place during work operations. Drivers should expect delays and seek alternate routes when possible. Project consists of asphalt and joint repairs, drainage improvements and restoration work. Work is part of MCDR’s pavement preservation program (PPP). Project duration is April 26-May 2022.

31 Mile Road Bridge

31 Mile Road Bridge over Tupper Brook Drain in Ray Township.

31 Mile Road will be closed to thru traffic from Hartway Road to North Avenue. A tour will be posted. Drivers should seek alternate routes when possible. Project consists of bridge superstructure replacement and approach work as part of MDOT Bridge Bundle Program. Project duration April 25-June 2022.

Hayes Road

Hayes Road from 10 Mile Road to 11 Mile Road in Eastpointe. Hayes Road will be down to one way traffic. A tour will be posted. Drivers should seek alternate routes when possible. Project consists of mill and asphalt overlay. Project duration April 18-May 31, 2022.

Metropolitan Parkway (16 Mile Road) in Sterling Heights

Metropolitan Parkway from Dequindre Road to Ryan Road. Traffic will remain open to thru traffic with lane closures in place during resurfacing and construction operations. Project consists of mill, base repair and asphalt overlay. Project duration April 12-July 2022.

Mountain Road

Mound Road from I-696 to M-59 in Sterling Heights and Warren. Road reconstruction part of Innovate Mound project. Traffic and business access will remain open during the duration of the project. Drivers should expect delays and seek alternate routes when possible. Project duration is August 2021 to 2024.

New Haven Road Bridge

New Haven Road Bridge in Lenox Township over the east branch of Coon Creek

New Haven Road will be closed to thru traffic from Omo Road to 28 Mile Road for bridge replacement and approach work. A tour will be posted. Drivers should seek alternate routes. Project duration March 9-July 2022.

North Avenue in Macomb Township

North Avenue south of 23 Mile Road to one mile south. The road will remain open to thru traffic with intermittent lane closures and flagging operations in place during work operations. Drivers should expect delays and seek alternate routes when possible. Project consists of asphalt and joint repairs, drainage improvements and restoration work. Work is part of MCDR’s pavement preservation program (PPP). Project duration April 26-May 2022.

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