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Major intersection in Grand Rapids to be closed in May

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Posted at 6:19 AM, Apr 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-30 07:16:41-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The intersection of Michigan Street and College Avenue will be closed from May 4 through May 30.

The closure is required to allow for replacement of the concrete pavement and upgrades of the traffic signal system, the city says.

The detours to use depend on which direction you’re going:

  • Northbound: Use Lafayette Avenue via Lyon Street and Leonard Street.
  • Southbound: Use Lafayette Avenue via Hasting Street (adjacent to I-196).
  • Eastbound: Use Leonard Street via Lafayette Avenue and Fuller Avenue.
  • Westbound: Use Leonard Street via Fuller Avenue and Lafayette Avenue.

Jams can be expected on Lafayette Street at Michigan Street during shift changes at the Spectrum Butterworth campus.