Road Information

Interstate 496 in Michigan    
Total Mileage in State: 12 miles
Western End: At I-96/I-69, in Delta Twp
Eastern End: At I-96, in Delhi Twp
Mileage covered in Photos: 12 miles
Counties covered in Photos: Ingham, Eaton
Major Junctions in Photos: US 127 North, in East Lansing
I-96/I-69, in Delta Twp
Control Cities in Photos: East Lansing, Lansing

Westbound

   

Interstate 496 West begins at an interchange with Interstate 96 in Delhi Twp. The exit numbers for this interchange are based on the mileage of US 127, which will run concurrently with I-496 for about 4 miles.  (Photo taken 7/16/17).

Interstate 496 West / US 127 North at Exit 73B: Interstate 96 West - Grand Rapids  (Photo taken 7/16/17).

Interstate 496 West / US 127 North reassurance shields.  (Photo taken 7/16/17).

Interstate 496 West as it enters the Lansing city limits.  (Photo taken 7/16/17).

Speed limit signs on Interstate 496 West. The speed limit is 70 mph for cars and 65 mph for trucks with a minimum speed limit of 55 mph.  (Photo taken 7/16/17).

Interstate 496 West at Exit 11: Dunckel Rd / Jolly Rd  (Photo taken 7/16/17).

Interstate 496 West approaching Exit 8 - 1 1/4 miles.  (Photo taken 7/16/17).

Take Exit 9 to Michigan State University.  (Photo taken 7/16/17).

Interstate 496 West at Exit 9: Trowbridge Rd  (Photo taken 7/16/17).

Interstate 496 West as it makes a hard curve to the west to head toward downtown Lansing.  (Photo taken 7/16/17).

Interstate 496 West as it rounds the curve, approaching Exit 8. The advised speed for this curve is 60 mph.  (Photo taken 7/16/17).

Interstate 496 West at Exit 8: US 127 North - Clare  (Photo taken 7/16/17).

Interstate 496 West as traffic from Trowbridge Rd merges on from the left.  (Photo taken 7/16/17).

Interstate 496 West at mile marker 8.  (Photo taken 7/16/17).

Speed limit signs on Interstate 496 West, just after traffic from US 127 South merges into it. The only difference here is that the truck speed limit is reduced to 60 mph, which is standard on most rural Interstate highways in Michigan.  (Photo taken 7/16/17).

Take Exit 7 to Potter Park Zoo.  (Photo taken 7/16/17).

Also take Exit 7 to Visitor Attractions and Capitol Loop.  (Photo taken 7/16/17).

Take Exit 7 to Interstate 96 Business Loop as well.  (Photo taken 7/16/17).

Interstate 496 West at Exit 7: Pennsylvania Ave / Larch St / Cedar St  (Photo taken 7/16/17).

Interstate 496 West at mile marker 7.  (Photo taken 7/16/17).

Interstate 496 West at Exit 7A: Grand Ave / Downtown  (Photo taken 7/16/17).

Interstate 496 West at Exit 6: Walnut St / Pine St  (Photo taken 7/16/17).

Interstate 496 West at Exit 5: M-99 - ML King Blvd  (Photo taken 7/16/17).

Interstate 496 West reassurance shield.  (Photo taken 7/16/17).

Interstate 496 West at mile marker 5.  (Photo taken 7/16/17).

Interstate 496 West at Exit 4: Lansing Rd  (Photo taken 7/16/17).

Take Exit 3 to Capital Region International Airport.  (Photo taken 7/16/17).

Interstate 496 West at Exit 3: Waverly Rd  (Photo taken 7/16/17).

Interstate 496 West entering Eaton County.  (Photo taken 7/16/17).

Interstate 496 West at mile marker 3.  (Photo taken 7/16/17).

Another Interstate 496 West reassurance shield.  (Photo taken 7/16/17).

Take Exit 1A to Lansing Community College West Campus.  (Photo taken 7/16/17).

Interstate 496 West at Exit 1B: Creyts Rd North  (Photo taken 7/16/17).

Interstate 496 West at Exit 1A: Creyts Rd South  (Photo taken 7/16/17).

Interstate 496 West at mile marker 1.  (Photo taken 7/16/17).

Interstate 96 West approaching the junction of Interstate 96 / Interstate 69.  (Photo taken 7/16/17).

Follow Interstate 69 South to Charlotte.  (Photo taken 7/16/17).

Interstate 496 West at the junction of Interstate 96 / Interstate 69. Exit here to go onto Interstate 96 West / Interstate 69 North, and stay straight ahead to go onto Interstate 96 East / Interstate 69 South.  (Photo taken 7/16/17).

View of the ramp split for Interstate 96 / Interstate 69.  (Photo taken 7/16/17).

View on the ramp to Interstate 96 East / Interstate 69 South as it curves to the south. 55 mph is the advised speed.  (Photo taken 7/16/17).

Another view on the ramp to Interstate 96 East / Interstate 69 South.  (Photo taken 7/16/17).

The ramp to Interstate 96 East / Interstate 69 South is reduced to a single lane ahead.  (Photo taken 7/16/17).

View as the ramp merges into Interstate 96 East / Interstate 69 South.  (Photo taken 7/16/17).