Community Press Release – Construction to Begin on I-94/I-196 Interchange

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MDOT Traffic Advisory: I-94 Ramp Closure at I-196

Berrien County, MI – September 15, 2022

As part of the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) project to extend US-31 and rebuild I-94 and the I-196 interchange in Benton Township, Berrien County, MDOT will be closing the eastbound I-94 ramp to northbound I-196 from Sunday, Sept. 18, through Friday, Sept. 30 for construction.

A detour will be posted, and more information can be found on Mi Drive.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s Rebuilding Michigan program invests in state highways and bridges critical to the state’s economy.

    • I-94 Berrien County
      • Rebuilding 3.5 miles of I-94 from Britain Avenue to east of I-196, including the new I-94 BL/US-31 interchange
      • $94 million investment
        • Supports 1,206 jobs
      • April 2021 to May 2023
      • Important route for commuter, commercial, and tourism traffic

Link to MDOT Bulletin HERE

About Michigan Department of Transportation: The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is responsible for Michigan’s nearly 10,000-mile state highway system, comprised of all M, I, and US-routes. It is the backbone of Michigan’s 120,000-mile highway, road and street network. Providing the highest quality integrated transportation services for economic benefit and improved quality of life.

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