Second phase of road work season begins with ramp and bridge closures

Posted at 9:25 AM, Jul 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-05 09:33:47-04
Market ramp closure.

Market ramp closure.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Several new construction zones became active Tuesday, the first day of what can be considered the second phase of the road construction season, which commonly sees three periods of activity: Before July 4th, after July 4th, and after Labor Day.

US-131 southbound ramp to Market Avenue

  • Closed until September 1.
  • Rebuilding, adding a turn lane.
  • Detour: Exit at Wealthy Street, west to Market Avenue.
Franklin St bridge closure

Franklin St bridge closure

Franklin Street bridge over US-131

  • Bridge closed until September 1.
  • Repairing deck.
  • Detour: Use Hall Street for access over US-131.

I-196 eastbound at M-11 28th Street

  • Traffic shift begins July 7 through July 22. No lane closure.
  • Road work.
  • No detour required.07-05-16 196 shift map

Whitneyville Avenue between 84th Street and 92nd Street

  • Closed until July 16.
  • Repaving.
  • Detour: Use Morse Lake Avenue between 84th Street and 100th Street.07-05-15 Whitneyville closure

Of course, the big change this week will be the closure of the Leonard Street bridge over the Grand River from Wednesday, July 6, to September 1.