I-196 lane closures backing up commuter traffic

Posted at 8:17 AM, Sep 24, 2014

HUDSONVILLE, Mich. — Traffic jams have become a daily headache for commuters in Ottawa County on I-196.

The backups are caused by one long-term lane closure and another short-term closure, and they are round-the-clock:

196EB LC 10-7 mapI-196 Eastbound

  • Lane closure at 22nd Avenue for bridge work
  • Now through Nov. 7

I-196 Westbound

  • Lane closure from 32nd Avenue to 48th Avenue
  • 196WB LC 9-26 mapNow through Friday, Sept. 26
  • This road work took place last week as well, so it could recur

Here’s a review of other current projects:


  • Lane closures eastbound and westbound between Cascade Road and 28th Street
  • 96 LC nite 9-26 mapAll work is done at night
  • Now until Friday, Sept. 26, 5 a.m.

56th Street bridge over I-196, Holland

  • Bridge closed
  • Originally scheduled to open Sept. 24, the closure has been extended through Oct. 17.

196 56th bridge 10-17 map