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Lane closures on I-96 in Eaton County for bridge work

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Posted at 11:33 AM, Sep 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-12 11:33:47-04

EATON COUNTY, Mich. — There's some construction work starting up on I-96 that will bring closures for the next couple of days.

Crews with the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will making repairs on the eastbound and westbound I-96 bridges over the Grand River and Billwood Highway in Eaton County.

The work is part of a $1.3 million project to perform preventative maintenance and repair work to the bridges.

There will be single-lane closures in each direction of I-96 on Thursday, Sept. 12 and Friday, Sept. 13 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. each day.

The northbound Lansing Road ramp to eastbound I-96 will also be closed.

The work is expected to be finished by Saturday, Sept. 14 at 5 a.m., per MDOT.

Drivers should expect to see delays.

MDOT is encouraging people to seek a different route.

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