UPDATE on The Flip: I-96/I-196, Grand Rapids, November 8-9

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Grand Rapids-

Everything is scheduled to open up later this afternoon except for the on ramp from SB Beltline Avenue to WB I-96 and the off ramp from EB I-96 to the Beltline. 

Tomorrow (Saturday) between 6 AM and 2 PM:

- The westbound I-196 full closure between I-96 and Fuller Avenue will be in place for pavement markings,

-Lane closures will be in effect on WB I-96 from M-21 to the I-96/I-196 split, 

-The on ramp from M-21 to WB I-96 will be closed. 

At approximately 2PM tomorrow, all closures will be removed and the on ramp from SB Beltline Avenue to WB I-96 will reopen. The new off ramp from EB I-96 to East Beltline Avenue will be completed and opened next summer. 

Learn more about the I-96/I-196 Flip on MDOT's YouTube channel.

Project flyer-  I-196/ I-96/ E. Beltline Avenue Reconstruction and Interchange Reconfiguration

The work is weather dependent.  

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John Richard
Michigan Department of Transportation
Communications Representative
Grand Region
1420 Front Avenue, NW 
Grand Rapids, Mi 49504
Phone:  616-451-4063
Cell:  616-262-1565
Fax:  616-451-0707