Traffic Alert: 696 construction this weekend, Aug 23-26

Traffic Alert: 696 construction this weekend, Aug 23-26

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SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (myFOXDetroit.com) -

Westbound I-696 will be closed from Mound Rd. to I-75 this weekend, Aug. 23 - 26, 2013. 

The closure begins 9PM Friday night, August 23. That stretch of road will not re-open until 5AM Monday, August 26.

A detour will be posted, that will take drivers southbound on Mound, then west on M-102 (Eight Mile Rd.), then north on I-75 back to westbound I-696.

During this time the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is planning to repair the pavement.

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