I-196 bridge repairs over Van Buren Trail start Monday

Contact: Nick Schirripa, MDOT Office of Communications, 269-208-7829
Agency: Transportation

COUNTY:
Van Buren

HIGHWAY:
I-196

CLOSEST CITY:
South Haven

START DATE:
Monday, April 6, 2020

ESTIMATED END DATE:
Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020

PROJECT:
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will be repairing the I-196 bridge over the Van Buren Trail. Work includes an epoxy overlay, bridge railing replacement, substructure patching, guardrail replacement, and approach repaving.

For project details and a map, please visit Mi Drive.

SAFETY BENEFITS:
These repairs will extend the service life of the bridge.

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS:
One lane of I-196 will remain open in each direction.