WINTER STORM WATCH

7 PM SATURDAY UNTIL 10 PM SUNDAY

The National Weather Service in northern Indiana issues WINTER STORM WATCHES for Berrien, Cass, St. Joe, and Branch counties from 7 PM Saturday night until 10 PM Sunday.  Light snow develops near midnight Saturday night and becomes steadier and heavier toward daybreak Sunday.  Snow, heavy at times, may accumulate on order of 6" to 12" by Sunday evening.  Traveling will be difficult and further compromised by blowing and drifting snow.  The exact track is still being fine tuned, so please stay with wwmt.com throughout your weekend!

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Highways closing for bridge project

Updated: Friday, August 1, 2014

LOWELL TOWNSHIP, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - There is an alert for drivers in Kent County.

A portion of I-96 and M-50 will be closed for a bridge demolition and replacement.

Here's what to expect:
 

  • M-50 (Alden Nash Avenue) will close over I-96 for bridge demolition 7:30 p.m. TONIGHT (Friday) through 5 a.m. this Monday.
  • From 9 p.m. TONIGHT through 5 a.m. this Monday, I-96 will be reduced to one lane and traffic will exit and re-enter I-96 using the off and on ramps at M-50.  Right turns will be allowed from I-96 to M-50.
  • By 5 a.m. this Monday, M-50 and I-96 will reopen, and M-50 traffic will be shifted over to the new bridge in its temporary location through October.

 
Detours:

  • M-50:  52nd Street, Segwun Avenue and Cascade Road (Cascade will be open for this detour)
  • Westbound I-96:  Follow posted detour to entrance ramp at 28th Street.
  • Eastbound I-96:  Follow posted detour to entrance ramp at Nash Highway.



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