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Find out which construction projects MDOT is suspending this weekend

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SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (WJBK) - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is doing its best to help you avoid orange barrels this holiday weekend. The department announced it will temporarily postpone as many projects as possible as more than 1 million Michigan motorists fill the roadways.

The department will lift traffic restrictions on 110 of 145 projects statewide until Monday, July 7th at 6 a.m.

Over the Fourth of July holiday, the following work zones will remain active or have lane restrictions in place: (MDOT advises motorists to plan their routes by checking the Mi Drive traffic website (www.michigan.gov/drive) for alerts on traffic incidents, live traffic webcams and updated construction information).
 
Metro Detroit Region
 
Macomb County
 
- M-53 will have two lanes open in each direction between 10 Mile Road and Chicago Road.
 
Oakland County
 
- No restrictions.
 
St. Clair County
 
- I-94/I-69 will have one lane open in each direction between Range Road and Lapeer Road, with ramp closures. Michigan Road will be closed over I-94/I-69. Lapeer Road will have one lane closed under I-94/I-69.
 
Wayne County
 
- I-96 in Livonia will be closed between Newburgh Road and US-24 (Telegraph Road). Also, I-96 express lanes/ramps will be closed between M-39 and US-24. Schoolcraft Road will have one lane open between I-275 and US-24.
 
- M-85 (Fort Street) will be closed between Oakwood Boulevard and Miller Road for bridge repair. One lane will be open between Miller Street and Dearborn Street.
 
- M-102 (Eight Mile Road) will have two lanes open between Lahser Road and Telegraph Road.
 
Southern Michigan
 
- M-59, Livingston County, will have one lane open in each direction at Hacker Road with a traffic shift.
 
- M-125 in Monroe, Monroe County, will have one lane open in each direction between Jones Street and Stewart Street.
 
- I-94 in Jackson, Jackson County, will have the westbound I-94 ramp to southbound US-127 closed with a detour posted.
 
- I-94 Business Loop (Jackson Road) in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, will have one lane open in each direction between the ramp to eastbound I-94 and Collingwood Drive.
 
- US-127, Jackson County, will have one lane open in each direction between Parnell Road and Henry Road with a traffic shift.
 
- US-127, Ingham County, will have bridge work on several local roads over US-127 between Mason and Leslie. Barnes Road and South Street will be closed with a detour posted. There will be shoulder closures in each direction on US-127.
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