I-96 resurfacing begins Friday in Grand Rapids

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September 19, 2022

MEDIA CONTACT                                                              John Richard 616-262-1565 RichardJ2@Michigan.gov


I-96 resurfacing begins Friday in Grand Rapids


GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation is investing $6 million to resurface 5 miles of I-96 from the Grand River to Leonard Street.    





Closest city:

Grand Rapids

Start date:

Friday, Sept. 23, 2022

Estimated end date:

Late November 2022

Traffic restrictions:

I-96 will be closed, one direction at a time, between US-131 and Leonard Street. Traffic will be detoured using US-131 and I-196.

Jobs numbers:

Based on economic modeling, this investment is expected to directly and indirectly support 76 jobs.

Safety benefit: This work will provide a safer and smoother driving surface and extend the service life of I-96.



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