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  • Traffic Lane Shift

    Posted by Tim Abramowski

    NB Park street just past Crosstown Parkway (Left Lane is Closed)

  • MDOT Statement

    Posted by Tim Abramowski

    Has been Cancelled for Today...

    There will be some single-lane closures on US-131 north of Constantine in St. Joseph County for environmental clean-up after last week's crash.
    Traffic will be regulated by a flagging operation while the clean-up is performed.

  • Construction List

    Posted by Tim Abramowski
    Southwest Region Closures

    I-196

    Rest Area Closure - Tue 1/5/10, 6 AM to Wed 3/31/10, 5 PM
    Glenn Rest Area on northbound I-196
    Details:   The Glenn Rest Area is closed until further notice.  This project is funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA.)
    Contact:   Kalamazoo TSC 269-375-8900
    Allegan County
    Expires in 58 days.  Last updated: 1/21/10 8:22 AM

    I-94

    Lane Shift - Tue 12/15/09, 3 PM to Fri 5/28/10, 11 PM
    I-94 westbound 1/2 mile west of Exit 95 and 1 mile east of Exit 98
    Details:   There is a lane shift for construction of the Riverside Drive bridges. No overweight loads over Riverside Bridge at Mile 97.5.  
    Restrictions:   Nothing over 8.6 feet wide
    Nothing over 13.6 feet high
    Work will take place at night
    Work is weather dependent (no rain, cold temps, etc.)
    Contact:   Marshall TSC 269-789-0592
    Calhoun County
    Expires in 116 days.  Last updated: 1/21/10 3:37 PM
    Lane Shift - Tue 12/15/09, 3 PM to Fri 5/28/10, 11 PM
    I-94 eastbound 1/2 mile west of Exit 95 and 1 mile east of Exit 98
    Details:   There is a lane shift for construction of the Riverside Drive bridges. No overweight loads over the Riverside Bridge at Mile 97.5.  
    Restrictions:   Nothing over 8.6 feet wide
    Nothing over 13.6 feet high
    Work will take place at night
    Work is weather dependent (no rain, cold temps, etc.)
    Contact:   Marshall TSC 269-789-0592
    Calhoun County
    Expires in 116 days.  Last updated: 1/21/10 3:37 PM
    Rest Area Closure - Tue 1/27/09, 12 AM to Fri 12/31/10, 5 PM
    Coloma Rest Area off of eastbound I-94 near Mile Marker 36
    Details:   Closed indefinitely for determination of the facility.  
    Contact:   Coloma TSC 269-849-1165
    Berrien County
    Expires in 333 days.  Last updated: 1/29/10 8:46 AM
  • Reported Road Conditions

    Posted by Tim Abramowski

    Reports of blowing snow and slippery road conditions continue to be called in from 590KZO Traffic Tipsters.

  • Conditions

    Posted by Tim Abramowski

    Current Conditions: Partly Cloudy (some Sun) & Flurries

    NWS-Outlook
    SNOW SHOWERS WILL REDEVELOP LATE THIS AFTERNOON AHEAD OF THE
    ARCTIC FRONT. THOSE SNOW SHOWERS MAY BE BRIEFLY HEAVY THIS EVENING
    AS THE ARCTIC FRONT MOVES THROUGH. GUSTY WINDS WILL RESULT IN SOME
    BLOWING AND DRIFTING. UNTREATED ROADS MAY BE SLIPPERY.

  • Accident NB 131 near M-6

    Posted by Tim Abramowski

    Has Been Cleared

    In CUTLERVILLE...Accident has left lane blocked on US-131 NB approaching 76TH ST.  Stop and go traffic from 84TH ST as reported by tipster

     

  • Water Main Break (s. park street)

    Posted by Tim Abramowski

    Thanks to KZO Traffic Tipster...A water 'Main Break' (confirmed by the City of Kalamazoo) at the intersection of S. Park Street and Forest Street. Be prepared to merge lanes. (east lane /or right lane is CLOSED). Repairs should be complete Tuesday morning.

  • Triaffic Light

    Posted by Tim Abramowski

    Thanks Tipster....The problem has been repaired.

    Thanks to KZO Traffic Tipster....Traffic Light malfunction at 9th and Beatrice (Traffic Light just north of I-94).  Traffic is moving slower than normal.

  • Accident 131 NB - Clear

    Posted by Tim Abramowski

    Accident on 131 near Stadium Dr. according to tipster. rollover SUV, in middle. No Lanes blocked. Traffic slow in both directions at this time.

  • Accident Reported-Cleared

    Posted by Tim Abramowski

    Accident Reported-Cleared

    Listener reporting a rollover NB 131 just north of the Bradley-Hopkins exit.

     

  • Michigan Ave (kalamazoo)

    Posted by Tim Abramowski

    Be aware of KDPS patrol cars on Michigan Ave in downtown Kalamazoo near the 'Downtown Mall'.

  • Watch for Road Crew

    Posted by Tim Abramowski

    Thanks to tipster Jim, watch out for a Consumers Energy crew on SB Oakland Dr. near Woods Lake Elem. Traffic is getting through.