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Walker streets shut down Thursday while Consumers Energy relocated transformer

The top speed of the Self Propelled Modular Transporter (SPMT) was about 2.5 mph.

WALKER, Mich. — Motorists driving through Walker Thursday afternoon may have experienced some traffic delays. 

Consumers Energy spent nearly six hours relocating a transformer from Lake Michigan Drive to 16th Avenue. 

The move began at 9 a.m. Thursday, and was expected to last 6 hours. The top speed of the Self Propelled Modular Transporter (SPMT) was 2.5 mph.

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