I-275 Repair and Rehabilitation Improvements (Six Mile Road to Will Carlton Road) 24 Miles

Start: July 15, 2021
Current Status: Seasonal Shutdown
End: October, 1, 2024
Road Jurisdiction: MDOT


The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will look to repair 24 miles of I-275 as part of the "Rebuilding Michigan" initiative, starting the summer of 2021 which will take place in 6 phases over a 4-year period. The work will include asphalt and concrete repairs and replacements, repairs on 65 bridges, construction of retaining walls, drainage improvements, signage replacements, sidewalk improvements and tree replacements. The project will also include repair to parts of the I-275 Metro Trail Pathway system which runs alongside the interstate.

Road Closure:

The project is currently in a seasonal shutdown. All lanes are open.




A majority of the road and bridge is complete. Expected work for 2024 is primarily set for the northbound side. The following is list of this year's activities: (1) Restoration and landscape work; (2) Install permanent pavement markings; (3) Punch list bridge work; and (4) Removal of temporary emergency pull-off lanes.

Click here for MDOT's updated construction information.