A common synonym for summer is construction, because with nice weather comes that ever elusive window to get construction done.  Stay on top of your commute or your weekend vacation trip and make sure you don't get stuck behind the orange barrels.  Click 'READ MORE' to get the full listing of major construction projects in West Michigan.


WYOMING:

36th St. is CLOSED at 131, until September 7, to replace the overpass.

131 is down to two lanes at 36th St.

The on-ramp to Southbound 131 and the off-ramp from Northbound 131 are closed  for the duration of the construction.

Westbound 36th (coming from Division Ave.) on-ramp to Northbound 131 is open, and the Southbound 131 off-ramp to westbound 36th (to Clyde Park).

The posted detour is 44th

 

BETWEEN LOWELL AND IONIA:

Eastbound 96 is down to one lane from the Saranac rest area to just past Jordan Lake Rd.

Westbound has both lanes open.

 

CASCADE:

Westbound 96 over 28th St.

WB 96 is down to one lane overnight, 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. all this week — the left lane is closing.

 

SOUTH SIDE:

Hall St. is closed over 131.

The bridge is being replaced — construction will last until August.

M-DOT says they’ll close the freeway this weekend, to dismantle the overpass.

 

SOUTHEAST SIDE:

Plymouth Ave. will be closed between Burton and Boston Sts., until September.

 

BELMONT:

West River Dr. between Northland Dr. and the bridge over the Rogue River.

One-lane-squeeze both ways for reconstruction — scheduled to October 15.

 

FREEWAY CONSTRUCTION

HART AND PENTWATER:

US-31 is one lane both ways between Polk Rd. (Exit 149) and Monroe Rd. (Exit 154).

SOUTH OF SOUTH HAVEN:

I-196 is down to one lane both ways south of M-140, at 20th Ave.

NORTH OF BENTON HARBOR:

I-196 is down to one lane both ways at Coloma Rd. (Exit 4).

DORR:

The Northbound 131 off-ramp to 142nd Ave. is closed for reconstruction.

142nd Ave. is closed at 131 — the bridge is being replaced.