Interstate 296 facts for kids
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I-296 highlighted in red
|Auxiliary route of I-96|
|Maintained by MDOT|
|Length||3.393 mi (5.461 km)|
|Existed||December 17, 1962–present|
|History||Approval granted to remove signage on December 3, 1979|
|South end||I-196 / US 131 in Grand Rapids|
|North end||I-96 / US 131 / M-37 in Walker|
|Auxiliary route of the Interstate Highway System
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Michigan State Trunkline Highway System
Interstate 296 (I-296) is an Interstate Highway near Grand Rapids in Kent County, Michigan, United States. It runs between the Interstate 196 near Downtown Grand Rapids; and the Interstate 96 in Walker. It is around 3 miles (4.8 km) long and is part of the U.S. Route 131 for most of the route. It first opened in December 1962, but is now not shown on signs and is only shown as the U.S. Route 131.
The entire highway is in Kent County.
|Grand Rapids||0.000||0.000||86|| I-196 (G.R. Ford Freeway) – Lansing, Holland
US 131 south – Kalamazoo
|Signed as exits 86A (east) and 86B (west); southern end of unsigned I-296 concurrency on US 131|
|0.815||1.312||87||Leonard Street||Previously Bus. US 131|
|Walker||2.648||4.262||89||US 131 north – Cadillac||Northern end of US 131 concurrency; I-296 designation continues along the ramps between I-96 and US 131|
|2.957||4.759||I-96 east / M-37 south – Lansing||Northbound exit only|
|3.185||5.126||M-37 north (Alpine Avenue)||Secondary left exit northbound for M-37 north (Alpine Avenue)|
|3.393||5.461||I-96 west – Muskegon||Northbound exit and southbound entrance|
|1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi|
Images for kids
I-296, running parallel to the Grand River
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