Detroit Road Closures for Thanksgiving Events
Road closures for Detroit Thanksgiving festivities begin Wednesday (Nov. 23). If you’re going downtown, make note of these closures. There’s lots happening downtown on Thanksgiving, including the Turkey Trot, America’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and Lions game.
Road closures on Wednesday:
Woodward between W. Grand Blvd and Warren to close at 9 a.m.
Woodward from Warren to Congress to close at noon.
Atwater between Civic Center Drive and Third to close at 3 p.m.
Griswold between Fort and Congress to close at 6 p.m.
View: America’s Thanksgiving Day Parade guide
Road closures on Thanksgiving:
Woodward from W. Grand Blvd. to Larned will be closed from 5 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day.
The following streets will close starting at 5 a.m. on Thanksgiving and reopen after the Turkey Trot at 10 a.m.:
W. Jefferson from the Lodge Freeway to Cabacier
Michigan at Cass
Fort Street from Trumbull to Woodward
Congress from Shelby to Randolph
Larned from Shelby to Randolph
Shelby from Congress to Michigan
Michigan from Cass to Woodward
Monroe from Woodward to Randolph
Lafayette Blvd. from Trumbull to Griswold
Washington Blvd. from Adams to Congress
Atwater from Civic Center Dr. to Third
Also, the southbound Lodge exits at W. Jefferson/Cobo and Larned Street (Exits 1A & 1B) and the northbound Lodge exit at W. Jefferson (Exit 1A) will be closed starting at 7 a.m. and during the Turkey Trot. After the Turkey Trot ends, the Larned exit will reopen.