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BREAKING NOW: I-196 Is Backed Up For Miles

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – I-196 is backed up for miles.

Both lanes are closed on westbound I-196.

It is reported that a semi is in the middle of the street right before Market Avenue on I-196. The truck is still in the road from an accident that happened early Monday morning.

FOX 17 News is told the highway is also backed up at the interchange of I-196 and US-131.

Crews are on the scene trying to remove the truck.

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10 Comments to “BREAKING NOW: I-196 Is Backed Up For Miles”

    Mary said:
    January 21, 2013 at 4:23 PM

    Do you mean I-196? Market doesn't cross 96?

      Ron said:
      January 21, 2013 at 4:39 PM

      sure does by Millennium Park

        Mike said:
        January 21, 2013 at 5:18 PM

        I-96 and I-196 are two different freeways.

    tim ozinga said:
    January 21, 2013 at 4:23 PM

    Is this supposed to be 196 and not 96?

    FOX 17 News said:
    January 21, 2013 at 4:25 PM

    Yes. it is I -196.

    Guest said:
    January 21, 2013 at 4:26 PM

    Market exit is at 1-96 (past Lake Michigan Dr.). They are correct.

    Alyssa said:
    January 21, 2013 at 4:38 PM

    When should this be cleared

    Ojibajo said:
    January 21, 2013 at 4:39 PM

    A Co-worker said that she was able to get on at Market and it was fine after that. I don't know if it was just because it was past the accident or if they have the truck out of the way now.

    wannabe1987 said:
    January 21, 2013 at 5:01 PM

    market is just past the exit

    Guest said:
    January 21, 2013 at 8:58 PM

    Market is off of 196…96& 196 split just west of East Beltline

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