Portion of eastbound I-96 to be closed through Oct. 25

Tribune Staff • Jun 5, 2019 at 4:00 PM

GRAND RAPIDS — Eastbound I-96 will be closed at Leonard Street in Grand Rapids beginning Monday, June 10, through late October.

According to the Michigan Department of Transportation, the detour is to take southbound U.S. 131 to eastbound I-196.

Note that the off ramp from eastbound I-96 to Leonard Street will remain open. The on ramp from East Beltline Avenue (M-44) to eastbound I-96 will also remain open.

The ramp from southbound M-44 to westbound I-96 remains closed through Oct. 25, while the ramp from northbound M-44 to westbound I-96 will remain open.

Also note that lane closures will be in effect on westbound I-196 from I-96 to Fuller Avenue through Oct. 25.

MDOT says the work is weather dependent.

For up-to-date information on this project and others, go to the list of statewide lane closures at: www.michigan.gov/drive.

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