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Farmington businesses to remain open during construction - Portions of Grand River close Wednesday night

Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will be shutting down portions of Grand River Avenue between Shiawassee and Grove starting Wednesday, June 7 at midnight through early Monday morning, June 12 for the Grand River resurfacing project.


Businesses will remain open during the construction and the events in downtown Farmington, including Swing Farmington, Rhythmz in Riley Park and the Farmington Farmers & Artisans Market, will go on as planned.

MDOT will be closing Grand River from Shiawassee to Farmington at 12:01 a.m. Thursday June 8, 2017 until 5 a.m. Monday June 12 for pavement patching. During this time only one lane of eastbound travel will be permitted on Grand River from Shiawassee to Farmington Road. Tentatively early Saturday morning, June 11, eastbound traffic will be shifted to the westbound lanes for the remaining pavement repairs to be completed. Grand River from Shiawassee to Farmington Road is to be open to two way traffic at 5 a.m. Monday, June 12.

MDOT will be closing Grand River between Farmington Road and Grove Street at 9 p.m., June 9 for pavement patching and sidewalk ramp repairs. No traffic either direction will be permitted. Grand River will remain closed until 5 a.m. Monday June 12.

The primary traffic detour will be Freedom Road to the south. Traffic that misses the detour will use Shiawassee. MDOT will place advanced notice barricades on Farmington Road, Grand River, Orchard Lake and other roads.

MDOT will be closing Grand River at Hawthorne Street June 16 at 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. Monday June 19 for the replacement of a storm sewer. MDOT detour will be using the local streets east of town to route traffic to 9 Mile Road.


Please visit: for a real-time project map – be sure to click both the current and future project boxes.




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