MDOT: Water main break to close lanes of 28th Street for days

Kent County
Shaffer Avenue in Kentwood closed due to a water main break Monday, Feb. 24, 2020.

Shaffer Avenue in Kentwood closed due to a water main break Monday, Feb. 24, 2020.

KENTWOOD, Mich. (WOOD) — Eastbound 28th Street is expected to be down to one lane for days after a water main break in Kentwood Monday.

Both directions of Shaffer Avenue are closed between 28th and 29th streets, and eastbound 28th Street is down to one lane between Radcliff and Broadmoor avenues due to the water break, according to Kent County dispatchers.

Drivers are advised to avoid the area and seek an alternative route.

The Michigan Department of Transportation said the 28th Street lane closures will be in place through 5 p.m. Wednesday. The work is weather dependent.

Dispatchers said the water main break was on Radcliff Avenue.

As of Monday morning, authorities did not release the cause of the water main break.

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