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Expect backups on I-196 and I-94 all weekend

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Two weekend road projects are expected to created backups in Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo/Portage. Here's how the closures of lanes and ramps shapes up:


  • Eastbound: Left lane closed from Market Avenue at the Grand River to Lane Avenue.
  • Westbound: Right lane closed from US-131 to Market Avenue
  • Ramp closed from southbound US-131 to westbound I-196. Detour: Using the left lane of US-131, exit to eastbound I-196, exit at College Avenue, enter eastbound I-196.
  • Ramp closed from westbound I-196 to Lake Michigan Drive. Detour: Exit at Lane Avenue, south to Lake Michigan Drive west.
  • Ramp closed from eastbound Lake Michigan Drive to eastbound I-196. Detour: Continue east on Lake Michigan Drive, north on Lane Avenue to I-196.
  • All of this scheduled from Friday 8 p.m. to Sunday 3 p.m.


  • Lane closures eastbound and westbound between Oakland Drive and 12th Street.
  • Ramp closed from southbound US-131 to eastbound I-94. Detour: Exit to westbound I-94, exit at 9th Street, enter eastbound I-94.
  • Scheduled from Friday 10 p.m. to Monday 6 a.m.


  • Lane closure on eastbound I-96 in Clinton County from Mile 88 to Exit 90 Grand River Avenue, right where I-96 merges with I-96 in the Lansing area.
  • Scheduled from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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