Grand Rapids is easy to get around in-even when roadwork is in progress. Check these links to view all current area roadwork so you can avoid temporary traffic disruptions and plan a quick, convenient alternate route:
Please visit www.michigan.gov/drive for the most up-to-date information regarding lane closures, traffic cameras and incidents.
Visitors will want to pay special attention to the following projects on major thoroughfares.
Ottawa Ave. NW from Newberry St. to Mason St. is closed through the end of June, after which Ottawa Ave. NW from Wallbridge St. to Coldbrook St. will be closed through the end of August. Visitors can access the Grand Rapids Garage Bar & Grill (819 Ottawa Ave. NW) from Bond Ave.
Drivers will experience single-lane closures on eastbound and westbound I-96 from Cascade Road to M-11 (28th Street). The project is scheduled for completion on or around September 1. The eastbound and westbound ramps to M-11 are down to one lane through the end of May.
This project also includes bridge improvements on Burton Street over I-96. Burton Street is scheduled to be closed over I-96 from June through August, with traffic detoured using Patterson Avenue, M-11 and Kraft Avenue.
The westbound ramp from Business I-196 (Chicago Dr) ramp to westbound I-196 is closed through the end of May. The eastbound I-196 ramp to Business I-196 is closed during the same period.
The right lane of the southbound US-131 ramp to 54th Street is closed through the beginning of June. The left lane remains open.
The I-196 Business Route (Byron Road) will close between 84th Avenue and I-196 for reconstruction. This closure will remain in effect through July with traffic detoured using 64th Avenue and M-121 (Chicago Drive). The off ramp from westbound I-196 to the westbound I-196 Business Route will remain open. The on ramp from the eastbound I-196 Business Route to westbound I-196 will remain open until Memorial Day.
Project completion dates are estimates, as this work is weather dependent. It’s always a good idea to check the links at the top of page as you’re planning your trip.