The Grand River Avenue/Okemos Road Intersection To Remain Closed This Weekend

The Grand River Avenue/Okemos Road Intersection To Remain Closed This Weekend

MERIDIAN TOWNSHIP - Meridian Township Assistant Police Chief Ken Plaga says the Grand River Avenue and Okemos Road intersection will remain closed for at least 48 hours.

The intersection was closed by the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) on Thursday, February 22 due to high water levels.

"The rivers have crested and now it is just going to take time for the water to recede," said Plaga.

Plaga added that it is not safe to drive through any water.

"Not only do we have depths of water that don't look as deep as they really are, we also have potholes and other road issues underneath there that are going to affect vehicles."

So far, 15 cars have had to be rescued because they tried to get through the closed intersection of Grand River Avenue and Okemos Road.

Additional Resources

For more information about flooding in Meridian Township, visit www.meridian.mi.us.

READ ARTICLE

Meridian Township Planning Commission Approves Okemos Boardwalk Permit

9/10/2018

MERIDIAN TOWNSHIP - At the September 10th Planning Commission meeting ... [More]

READ ARTICLE

Meridian Township Celebrates Towner Road Park Grand Opening

9/8/2018

MERIDIAN TOWNSHIP - Over the weekend, a special celebration to dedicat... [More]

READ ARTICLE

Township Board Presented with 2019 Budget Proposal

9/5/2018

MERIDIAN TOWNSHIP - At the Township Board meeting on September 5, 2018... [More]

READ ARTICLE

Amount of Single-Family Homes Reduced Proposed Consent Judgement Plan

9/5/2018

MERIDIAN TOWNSHIP - After Summer Park Realty purchased the 190-acre Wa... [More]

Meridian Weather