Downtown expressway ramp closes Tuesday morning

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US-131 and I-196 Ford Freeway - Grand Rapids - Google Map

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – An important downtown highway ramp will be closed started Tuesday morning.

The ramp from westbound I-196 to southbound US-131 will close at 9:00am Tuesday and will remain closed through Thursday at 3:00pm for bridge work.  The posted detour will take westbound travelers past US-131 to Lane Avenue, turn left on Lane and the left again on 1st Street to get back onto eastbound I-196.  Drivers can then get off at southbound US-131.

The work is dependent on the weather.


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