Portion of I-196 Shut Down in Ottawa County

Posted at 1:38 PM, Jan 06, 2014
and last updated 2014-01-06 15:57:20-05
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Westbound I-196 Near Zeeland, Mich. Monday

Ottawa County Central Dispatch at 2pm: Westbound I-196 is now open at the 62 and the 55.

ZEELAND, Mich. – The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department shut down part of I-196 in the Holland area Monday because of slide-off accidents.

Westbound I-196 was closed at exit 62 due to several accidents near Zeeland which also involved semi trucks.  It is not clear if there are injuries.

A FOX 17 News crew was on the highway at the time of the crashes and experienced near white-out conditions, said reporter Deanna Falzone.