Former Business Spur I-96 - Portland

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Business Spur I-96 followed 1.29 miles of Grand River Avenue (old U.S. 16) from Kent Street in Downtown Portland to Exit 77 of I-96. The route was established by 1982 and decommissioned on October 31, 2007.1

Grand River Avenue (former BS I-96) east
One mile east of Downtown Portland, Grand River Avenue approaches the parclo interchange with Interstate 96. A pair of strip malls and an assortment of traveler services line the former Business Route ahead of I-96. Photo taken 11/05/11.
The end shield assembly for the 2007-decommissioned Business Spur I-96 east. Photo taken 11/05/11.
Passing under Interstate 96, drivers loop onto the eastbound freeway toward Lansing. Grand River Avenue parallels the freeway to the south through Eagle. Photo taken 11/05/11.
Grand River Avenue (former BS I-96) west
Grand River Avenue (former U.S. 16) angles northwest from Cutler Avenue to meet Interstate 96 at a parclo interchange in south Portland. Photo taken 11/05/11.
Business Spur I-96 overtook Grand River Avenue northwest from the ramps with I-96 to Kent Street in Downtown Portland. Photo taken 11/05/11.
Interstate 96 straddles the southern city limits of Portland west from Grand River Avenue to Grand Rapids. Photo taken 11/05/11.

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11/05/11 by AARoads

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Page Updated 10-22-2013.