I 275 Metro Trail North

As its name implies, the I-275 Metro Trail follows along this major expressway for 31.6 miles, from the intersection of 12 Mile Road and Meadowbrook Road in Novi to South Huron Road near New Boston, intersecting the Hines Park Trail, Lower Rouge River Trail and Downriver Linked Greenways Trail along the way. This paved asphalt trail offers a fun way to spend a day racing cars along the freeway. If you like riding fast, this is your trail.

The I-275 Metro Trail was originally built in 1978 as a new concept in alternative transportation, but was not maintained and fell into serious disrepair. Over the past six years, MDOT has progressively refurbished or completely rebuilt most of the original trail surfaces, bridges and amenities. The final stage of the project was completed in the summer 2015 when the section from the I-94 overpass to South Huron Road was completely rebuilt.

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Bicycle & Fitness Shops
American Cycle & Fitness American Cycle & Fitness
39900 W. Fourteen Mile Road
Walled Lake, MI 48390
(248) 960-1371
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New Balance Detroit New Balance Detroit
37606 N. 12-Mile Road
Farmington Hills, MI 48331
(248) 324-0506
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Trail Groups and Developers
Downriver Linked Greenways Initiative Downriver Linked Greenways Initiative

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Friends of the I-275 Metro Traill Friends of the I-275 Metro Traill

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Michigan Department of Natural Resources Michigan Department of Natural Resources
525 W. Allegan Street
Lansing, MI 48909

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Michigan Trails & Greenways Alliance Michigan Trails & Greenways Alliance
PO Box 27187
Lansing, MI 48909
(517) 485-6022
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Canton Leisure Services Canton Leisure Services
1150 S. Canton Center Road
Canton, MI 48188
(734) 394-5360
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Consumers Energy Consumers Energy
One Energy Plaza
Jackson, MI 49201-2276

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DTE Energy DTE Energy

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League of Michigan Bicyclists League of Michigan Bicyclists
416 S. Cedar Street, Suite A
Lansing, MI 48912
(517) 334-9100
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225 W. Washtenaw, Suite C
Lansing, MI 48933

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