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I-96 resurfacing begins Friday in Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation is investing $6 million to resurface 5 miles of I-96 from the Grand River to Leonard Street.

County:
Kent

Highway:
I-96

Closest city:
Grand Rapids

Start date:
Friday, Sept. 23, 2022

Estimated end date:
Late November 2022

Traffic restrictions:
I-96 will be closed, one direction at a time, between US-131 and Leonard Street. Traffic will be detoured using US-131 and I-196.

Jobs numbers:
Based on economic modeling, this investment is expected to directly and indirectly support 76 jobs.

Safety benefit:
This work will provide a safer and smoother driving surface and extend the service life of I-96.