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New road projects that will affect your drive this week

Posted at 8:36 AM, Jun 22, 2015
and last updated 2015-06-22 08:36:29-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Drivers can’t use the Pearl Street bridge to get to downtown Grand Rapids from US-131, flag crews will be controlling traffic on Wilson Avenue in Walker, and flag crews will control traffic on M-43 in Barry County. Those are just three examples of how new road projects this week will affect you as you drive around West Michigan.

PEARL ST

  • Phase 3 of the Pearl Street reconstruction project
  • Pearl Street closed between Scribner Avenue and the Grand River. The intersection of Pearl Street and Front Street is closed.
  • All ramps open at US-131. Use Bridge Street or Fulton Street to get to downtown Grand Rapids.

M-11 WILSON AVENUE

  • Repaving between Lake Michigan Drive and I-196
  • Flag crews will control traffic where work is being done
  • All work at night 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.
  • Work depends on the weather

M-43 BARRY COUNTY

  • Repaving between M-37 and Schultz Road
  • Flag crews will control traffic where work is being done

HUDSON STREET BRIDGE, LOWELL

  • The Hudson Street/Segwun Avenue bridge over the Grand River was reopened after rehabilition work was finished two weeks early.

US-131 MECOSTA COUNTY

  • The southbound bridge over the Muskegon River is scheduled to be closed until Friday, June 26, 9 a.m.
  • Detour: Exit 139 east into Big Rapids, Northland Drive south to 8 Mile Road to return to US-131.

28TH STREET, GRAND RAPIDS

  • Occasional right lane closures for sidewalk work
  • Between Kalamazoo Avenue and Breton Road
  • Monday-Friday daily between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.