The Merriman Rd bridge over Hines Drive has been completely removed. Hines Drive remains open to traffic during this phase of construction. The new bridge is expected to be complete later this year. Hawthorne Valley Banquet Center has also been completely demolished.
Since January 9, Merriman over Hines Drive has been blocked between Warren Road and Hawthorne Drive for a bridge repair project.
By the end of the fall, construction should be finished. Hines Dr remains open however, on June 17 and 18, Hines Drive between Inkster and Hawthorne is anticipated to be closed for bridge beam adjustments, whereas Merriman will be entirely shut down for the duration of the project.