Emergency repair closes I-696 EB ramp in Farmington Hills

The Michigan Department of Transportation on Wednesday announced an emergency closure of the southbound ramp from Orchard Lake Road to I-696 East, due to a culvert repair.

Emergency Culvert Repair

The ramp may remain closed until Friday, August 9, but could open as early as Thursday, August 8.

The official detour route is southbound Orchard Lake past the freeway to the northbound crossover, then to I-696 East. To view a map and learn more about MDOT construction projects, visit mdotjboss.state.mi.us/MiDrive/map