Road Construction

From April 1 through August 31, westbound I-196 will be closed over the Grand River in downtown Grand Rapids for widening and deck replacement. During this time, westbound I-196 will not have access to US-131 and one lane will remain open with access to Fuller, College and Ottawa avenues.

Driving Directions

For additional details on this project, visit the project page on Michigan Department of Transportation's website and also the City of Grand Rapids road construction website.

On Monday, April 8, the City of Grand Rapids will begin building a new I-196 west on-ramp from Division Avenue in downtown Grand Rapids, resulting in temporary I-196 on-ramp closures at Ionia Avenue NW. For complete project details, including affected routes and detour maps, please visit the City of Grand Rapids website.