Interstate 496 Michigan
Interstate 496 comprises an urban loop through the city of Lansing between I-69/96 in Delta Township and the U.S. 127 freeway in East Lansing. I-496 provides a high speed route to Downtown Lansing, crossing the Grand River southeast of the Michigan State Capitol. The eastern leg overlaps with U.S. 127 by Michigan State University (MSU) to I-96 just southeast of the Lansing city limits.
The last section of Interstate 496 opened to traffic in 1970.1
East End – Delhi Township, MI
West End – Delta Center, MI
Mileage – 12.10
Cities – Lansing, East Lansing
- Junctions –
Source: December 31, 2018 Interstate Route Log and Finders List
I-496 Annual Average Daily Traffic (AADT)
Source: 2017 AADT – Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) Traffic Volumes Map
East End – Delhi Township, Michigan
West End – Delta Township, Michigan
- “Interstate roads have shaped the future for many mid-Michigan communities.” Lansing State Journal (MI), July 23, 2006.
Page updated February 26, 2019.