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  • Traffic Back Up WB I-94

    Posted by Tim Abramowski

    Has been Cleared

    Westbound I-94 at  Sprinkle Road in Kalamazoo County is down to one lane for crash and a total closure is expected.

  • Accident I94 near I69

    Posted by Tim Abramowski

    Thanks to tipster reporting an accident in the median on I-94 near I-69. Traffic in both direction on 94 is slow.

  • Accident 131 SB

    Posted by Tim Abramowski

    Tipster reports 4-car accident on SB 131 at MM59 (Shelbyville)

  • Accident M-89 (westbound)

    Posted by Tim Abramowski

    Thanks to tipsters...accident has been clear. Travel is still slow due to the snow.

    Thanks to tipster....accident on WB M-89 at 26th Street (heading into Allegan)

  • NWS Weather Statement

    Posted by Tim Abramowski

    HAS BEEN CANCELLED

    ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS
    AFTERNOON...

    HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

    * AN ADDITIONAL INCH OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE THIS MORNING WHICH WILL
       BRING STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL INTO THE 6 TO 12 INCH RANGE.

    * BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL CONTINUE TODAY AS NORTHWEST
       WINDS OF 15 TO 30 MPH PERSIST.

    IMPACTS...

    * AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY...ESPECIALLY IN
       OPEN COUNTRY. THE PROLONG DRIFTING WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT
       AS SOME RURAL ROADS MAY BE NEARLY IMPASSIBLE. USE CAUTION IF
       YOU MUST TRAVEL.

    * LAKE MICHIGAN SHORELINE COMMUNITIES WILL BE THE MOST IMPACTED
       BY THE BLOWING SNOW. VISIBILITIES MAY DIP TO AROUND A HALF MILE
       AT TIMES IN BLOWING SNOW.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    * A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER
       WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT
       AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS.
       IF YOU TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER
       IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

  • Latest Accident List

    Posted by Tim Abramowski

    State police and deputies in Kalamazoo and surrounding counties are dealing with multiple crashes

    ALL ACCIDENTS HAVE BEEN CLEARED (as of 11:35am)

    Eastbound I-94 is closed in Van Buren County at the M-51 exit, Exit 56, for four jack-knifed semis with a car stuck underneath one of them.
    Traffic is being detoured off eastbound I-94 at Exit 56.
    The duration of the closure is unknown at this time.

    SB 131 Traffic is slow from Plainwell to West Main.

    Eastbound I-94 closed at 35th Street AND Westbound 94 is Closed and is backed up all the to Calhoun County. Troopers advising to Avoid the area. Located between mile markers 80 and 85. The estimated time of re-opening is undetermined.

  • I94 US131 Interchange

    Posted by Tim Abramowski

    3 car Accident reported on WB 94 at the US 131 interchange

  • I-94 Traffic Slow Down

    Posted by Tim Abramowski

    Report or Accident EB 94 at MM 87

    Report of Traffic on EB 94...STOPPED beginning at MM88. (traffic was formerly stopped due to slideoff near MM90)

  • SB Westnedge Ave

    Posted by Tim Abramowski

    SB S.Westnedge at the 'top of the hill', Accident in the left lane. Traffic is slow going of the hill (between W. Maple and Parkwood).

  • MSP Road Conditions

    Posted by Tim Abramowski

    Special Notice:  Roads are snow covered and slippery in most areas. Reduce speeds and allow extra time for travel.

  • Lane Closure

    Posted by Tim Abramowski

    Thanks to tipster...Left Lane CLOSED on S. Park Street near Park Place in Kalamazoo remains in place

  • MDOT Statement

    Posted by Tim Abramowski

    Lane closures on westbound M-89 in Otsego, Allegan County, will begin Wednesday, Feb. 3, for road repairs. It is unknown how long the closures will last.

    At least one lane of westbound M-89 will be closed at Wilmott Street in Otsego, and traffic will be maintained in both directions during the closures.