1926 : 1st Paved Road – Grand River — Stretches Across State

When:
August 7, 2022 all-day
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US-16 Route MarkerM-16 Route Marker

Grand River Avenue  (M-16) was opened to traffic as the first paved road across the state.  Much of the work between Lansing and Farmington was done with prison labor.

Sources :

U.S. Route 16 in Michigan Wikipedia Entry.

Historic U.S. 16 Michigan Highway

July/August 2015 Michigan History