Part of I-96 closed

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EATON COUNTY, MI (WILX) -- Orange barrels are lining I-96 in Dimondale.

MDOT will be closing the westbound lane at Billwood Highway starting on July 19. (Source WILX)

MDOT will be closing the westbound lane at Billwood Highway starting on July 19 at 9 p.m. in Eaton County.

The lane will remain closed until July 29.

It begins at MLK Jr. Blvd. and runs until Lansing Road.

Crews will be working on regular maintenance of the bridges over the Grand River and Billwood Highway.

It's part of a $1.3 million project to help improve and extend the life of the interstate.

Drivers will be detoured onto U.S. 127 to I-69.

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