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Work begins on new rest area at I-196 in Zeeland
HIGHWAY: Eastbound I-196 Rest Area at Zeeland
CLOSEST CITY: Zeeland
STARTING DATE: Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008
ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE: Late May, 2009
PROJECT: The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will be closing the rest area on eastbound I-196 at Zeeland for reconstruction of a new rest area building, parking area, and highway ramps.
TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS: The rest area will be closed. Intermittent single-lane and shoulder closures on eastbound I-196 will be necessary for replacement of the ramps and parking area.
CUSTOMER BENEFITS: This $3.6 million project will provide updated facilities for Michigan motorists and visitors.
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