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I-94 project update: Various roads and ramps reopening and closing starting today in Jackson
September 30, 2022
LANSING, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will reopen the following roads and ramps in the Jackson area:
- Elm Road over I-94 by the end of the day today, Sept. 30.
- Seymour Road approaching Elm Road by the end of the day today, Sept. 30.
- The westbound I-94 ramp to northbound US-127/M-50 on Tuesday, Oct. 4.
- The Elm Road ramp to westbound I-94 on Tuesday, Oct. 4.
The following ramps will be closed for rebuilding from Tuesday, Oct. 4, to Tuesday, Oct. 25:
- The westbound I-94 ramp to southbound US-127/M-50 (West Avenue).
- The northbound US-127/M-50 (West Avenue) exit ramp to Springport Road.
Rosehill Road will be closed at Elm Road beginning today and is expected to reopen Oct. 31.
This work is part of MDOT's ongoing $120 million investment to rebuild and widen I-94 near the Airport Road interchange to just west of the east US-127/I-94 interchange in Blackman and Leoni Township. The I-94 project involves upgrading the US-127/M-50 (West Avenue)/I-94 interchange to a diverging diamond interchange, the Elm Road interchange with roundabouts, and the Lansing Avenue bridge over I-94.
Funding for this project is made possible by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's Rebuilding Michigan program to rebuild the state highways and bridges that are critical to the state's economy and carry the most traffic. The investment strategy is aimed at fixes that result in longer useful lives and improves the condition of the state's infrastructure.
For project news and updates, subscribe to the I-94 Jackson County project e-mail list.
M-50 (West Avenue)
Friday, Sept. 30, 2022
Monday, Oct. 31, 2022
For the southbound I-94 ramp closure at southbound US-127/M-50 (West Avenue), traffic will be detoured via northbound US-127/M-50 (West Avenue) to Parnall Road to southbound US-127/M-50 (West Avenue).
For the northbound US-127/M-50 (West Avenue) exit ramp closure at Springport Road, traffic will be detoured via northbound US-127/M-50 (West Avenue) to Parnall Road, then southbound US-127/M-50 (West Avenue) to Springport Road.
Rosehill Road will be detoured via Cooper Street, Parnall Road, and Elm Road.
Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes.
Based on economic modeling, this investment is expected to directly and indirectly support 1,524 jobs.
This project will increase safety for workers and motorists through this work zone and will provide a smoother and safer driving surface.