I-96 single-lane closures over Grand River in Eaton County Thursday and Friday nights for bridge repairs

Contact: Aaron Jenkins, MDOT Office of Communications, 517-243-9075
Agency: Transportation

COUNTY:                             
Eaton

HIGHWAY:                                   
I-96

CLOSEST CITIES:                 
Dimondale
Lansing                                   

START DATE:            
8 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019

ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE:      
5 a.m.
Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019

PROJECT:                          
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will invest about $1.3 million to perform critical preventive maintenance and repair work on the eastbound and westbound I-96 bridges over the Grand River and Billwood Highway in Eaton County.

Project map: https://bit.ly/2YoaLU4

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS:
There will be single-lane closures in each direction Thursday and Friday nights from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. The northbound Lansing Road ramp to eastbound I-96 will also be closed. Delays are expected; an alternate route is advised.

SAFETY BENEFITS:
Performing regular maintenance on bridges helps improve and extend the service life of these structures. Closing roads during this type of work is necessary to provide the safest work area possible for crews and motorists.