Double lane closures on 131 again this weekend


GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Two sets of lane closures are guaranteed to cause delays over the weekend, one on US-131 and the other on I-96 in Ionia County.

US-131 in Grand Rapids

  • Double lane closure on southbound US-131 from Wealthy Street to 28th Street.
  • Friday 10 p.m. to no later than Monday 5 a.m. (9/9-9/12)
  • Ramp closed from southbound US-131 to westbound Burton Street
  • Friday 10 p.m. to no later than Monday 5 a.m. (9/9-9/12)
  • Use 28th Street as detour.

I-196 in Grand Rapids

  • Ramp closed from westbound I-196 to southbound US-131.
  • Friday 10 p.m. to no later than Monday 5 a.m. (9/9-9/12)
  • Exit at Lane Avenue, return to eastbound I-196 to southbound US-131.

54th Street Bridge over US-131

  • The bridge will be closed again over the weekend.
  • Friday 9 p.m. to no later than Monday 7 a.m. (9/9-9/12)
  • The loop ramps will also be closed.
  • Exit ramps from US-131 open.
  • Or use 44th Street interchange.

I-96 in Ionia County

  • Lane closure on westbound I-96 from M-66 exit 67 to a place across from the Saranac rest area at mile 63.
  • Expect long delays during daylight hours.
    Detour: Exit at Portland Road exit 73, take Grand River Avenue west to enter I-96 at Nash Highway.

Other projects that are new this week:

US-131 in north Kent County

  • Lane closures on northbound and southbound US-131 between 17 Mile and the Montcalm County line.
  • Through October 18.

US-31 in Holland

  • The major project between 8th Street and Quincy Street continues.
  • Quincy Street closed at US-31 for intersection work.

Alger Street in Grand Rapids

  • Alger Street closed west of Plymouth Avenue.
  • Bridge repair over the CSX railroad tracks.
  • Until November 30.

10 Mile in Sparta

  • 10 Mile closed between M-37 and Alpine Avenue.
  • Through September 30.

Diamond Avenue in Grand Rapids

  • Northbound Diamond Avenue closed for repaving between Michigan Street and Leonard Street.
  • Southbound Diamond Avenue open.

16th Street in Holland

  • 16th Street closed west of US-31 for work on the railroad crossing.
  • Sept 7 – 14.
  • Use 8th Street.


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