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US-131 rebuilding - Kent County

About this project

MDOT is investing approximately $70 million to rebuild US-131 from 76th Street to 100th Street in Byron Township. The project also includes the addition of weave/merge lanes between the 76th Street and 84th Street interchanges. This will extend the 76th Street on ramp to the 84th Street off ramp on southbound US-131 and extend the 84th Street on ramp to the 76th Street off ramp on northbound US-131.  

Project details

May 2024 - November 2025

Kent County

Improve the ride
Increased service life
Increase safety
Improve operations

$70 million

Grand Rapids TSC

John Richard
Media Representative

Traffic impacts

  • Lane and ramp closures.
  • Short-term detours will be in effect on US-131 throughout the project.

Additional information

The US-131 rebuilding project in Kent County is part of 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.