In the heart of the Motor City lies a freeway whose days are numbered.

I-375 is a mile-long, sunken freeway serving downtown Detroit.

Its construction half a century ago destroyed an historic African-American neighborhood. Today, the freeway and its bridges are literally crumbling.

It forms a barrier between Greektown and the Lafayette Park neighborhood.

The Michigan Department of Transportation says the freeway no longer fits with a Detroit that is seeing major redevelopment.

So rather than simply rebuild it, the state wants to convert it to a boulevard.

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