WAYNE COUNTY- On Saturday, November 7 the Dix Bascule Bridge over the Rouge River will be temporarily closed to vehicular traffic to undergo emergency repairs. The closure will begin early Saturday morning and is anticipated to last into the early afternoon. The bridge closure will not have an impact on marine traffic.
Informational signs will be posted to alert and detour motorists. The following detours have been provided:
If traveling northbound on Dix Avenue, take eastbound Oakwood Street to Fort Street (M-85), continue straight onto northbound Fort Street (M-85) to Miller Road, then turn left and take westbound Miller Road to Dix Avenue.
If traveling southbound on Dix Avenue, take eastbound Miller Road to Fort Street (M-85), then turn right and take southbound Fort Street (M-85) to Oakwood Street, continue straight onto westbound Oakwood Street to Dix Avenue.
Wayne County is committed to the safety of its roads and bridges. The County has 231 bridges within its 43 communities. For updates and questions, the public can contact the Wayne County Roads Division at 888.ROAD.CREW (1.888.762.3273).