Road projects: Major bridge in Lowell closes for 6 weeks

Posted at 10:49 AM, May 20, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-20 10:49:53-04
Hudson Street Map 05-20-15

(Kent County Road Commission)

LOWELL, Mich. — The bridge that connects downtown Lowell with I-96 is closed until July 2 for repairs. Fortunately, there’s a bridge not far upstream to handle the detour.

The Hudson Street bridge over the Grand River is scheduled to be closed May 20 through July 2.

  • Detour: Use Division Street between M-21 and Grand River Drive. The Division Street bridge is east of the Hudson Street bridge.

Other projects could affect your route:

I-196, Hudsonville

  • Eastbound I-196, left lane closed after 32nd Avenue to the 22nd Avenue bridge until Thursday afternoon, May 21.

US-31, Muskegon

  • Northbound US-31 lane closures for road work from M-46 Apple Avenue to Russell Road through Thursday, May 21

US-131 Business Route, Kalamazoo

  • Both directions of US-131 BR will have lane closures between US-131 and Douglas Avenue for road repairs through June 1.

I-94, Van Buren County

  • A succession of projects are causing lane closures and traffic shifts between Hartford and Paw Paw
  • I-94 eastbound and westbound has a lane shift between mile 60 and mile 62 through July 25. Two lanes in each direction.
  • I-94 westbound repaving, ramp and bridge work between exit 56 and exit 46 through September 18.