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I-196 Ramp closure in Grandville-Walker area Tuesday night

I-196 Ramp closure in Grandville-Walker area Tuesday night

News Release:

The off ramp from westbound Interstate 196 to M-11 (28th Street/Wilson Avenue) will close for resurfacing tonight at 8 p.m. to midnight.

 For up-to-date information on this project and others, go to the list of statewide lane closures at: www.michigan.gov/drive.

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Three Mile Road over Indian Mill Creek

From: http://www.ci.walker.mi.us

Davis Construction will be finishing up the Three Mile Road over Indian Mill Creek bridge project next week. They will need to close the road down beginning Friday morning (6/10) with an expected reopening late in the day on Saturday (6/11). The closure will be a complete road closure meaning that traffic will not be able to get through the area during this period. It would be advantageous to reroute your traffic around this area using 1-96 or Four Mile Road as a detour.

Lane closure: EB I-96 May 20-22

Lane closure: EB I-96 May 20-22

A left lane closure for bridge rehabilitation will be in place this Friday at 9 p.m. through 11 p.m. Sunday, May 22 on eastbound I-96 from Fruit Ridge Avenue to Walker Avenue.

For up-to-date information on this project and others, go to the list of statewide lane closures at: www.michigan.gov/drive.

John Richard, Michigan Department of Transportation

Hit and run crash kills moped driver

Hit and run crash kills moped driver

WALKER, Mich. (WZZM)- Witnesses say a suspected drunk driver had to know he hit a moped in Walker and was dragging it down the road into Grandville.

They say the wreckage wedged under his vehicle was gouging the road and sending sparks into the air.

"He knew something was under his car," insists Grandville resident Josh Smith. "How could you not know it?" He wonders.

"There were pieces of moped all the way down the road," adds Grandville neighbor Pamela Solden.

Just after 1 a.m. Wednesday,  19-year-old Tony Bloomquist was driving his moped home to Grandville after finishing his shift at  Sonic in Alpine Township.  He was on Wilson Avenue in Walker, about halfway home, when police say he was hit from behind by a vehicle driven by 21-year-old Matthew Nawrocki of Grandville.

"I heard the crash," says Brenda Bleyenberg, who lives on Wilson Avenue.

Lane closure on eastbound I-96 in Walker Friday

Lane closure on eastbound I-96 in Walker Friday

News Release from MDOT:

A left lane closure for bridge rehabilitation will be in place this Friday at 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday, May 8 on eastbound I-96 from Fruit Ridge Avenue to Walker Avenue.

For up-to-date information on this project and others, go to the list of statewide lane closures at: www.michigan.gov/drive.
Follow MDOT at www.twitter.com/MichiganDOT or www.facebook.com/MichiganDOT

Gas prices jump to $4.29 per gallon in Walker

Gas prices jump to $4.29 per gallon in Walker

WALKER, MI - Gas prices have jumped 14 cents per gallon since yesterday in Walker.  Unleaded regular is selling for $4.29 per gallon at the Speedway station at Alpine Avenue NW and 3 Mile Road NW.

GasBuddy.com shows that the most expensive unleaded gas in the Grand Rapids area is $4.29 per gallon.   The cheapest gas is $4.06.  For more prices, click on:

http://www.grandrapidsgasprices.com/ 

Traffic slows down for painting crews

Traffic slows down for painting crews

WALKER, MI - Motorists in Walker had to slow down and maneuver around paint crews today.  The crews spent the day painting white and yellow traffic lines on various streets in Walker, including 3 Mile Road NW and Alpine Avenue Northwest.