MDOT Ambassador Bridge Gateway Project


A one-mile section of the I-96 freeway will be fully closed from Rosa Parks Boulevard to I-94 in southwest Detroit for 90 days beginning Monday, July 14, 2008. This will impact access to UDM's Corktown Campus.

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has posted new alternate routes to the UDM Dental School; including the following:

From East and West I-94 and east I-96:

  • Exit to Warren Ave.
  • Follow Warren Ave to Grand River Ave, turn right onto Grand River.
  • Turn right onto 14th St to ML King Jr Blvd.
  • Turn right onto ML King Jr Blvd and follow to School of Dentistry.
MDOT Detour info - University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry 

I-75Updated February 09, 2009
The I-75 from Rosa Parks Blvd. to Clark Street has been close for major construction on starting Monday, February 25, 2008. Some local streets are closed or restricted to local access only. See the list of local street closures and restrictions. Access to downtown Detroit, the Mexicantown community and the Ambassador Bridge will be maintained throughout the project.

The closures are part of the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) "Ambassador Bridge Gateway Project."  Maps and detour instructions are available in a printable Gateway Connection Guide on the MDOT Gateway page.