Construction Projects

Learn about upcoming and current construction in the City of East Lansing. Please note that the City of East Lansing does not have jurisdiction over all streets in East Lansing and some road construction projects are the responsibility of the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), Michigan State University or neighboring communities.

For more information, please contact Engineering Administrator Nicole McPherson by email or phone, (517) 319-6928.
Approximate 2018 Dates            

Project Description

Additional Info
Beginning May 7, 2018 Center City District Project Road Closures
Beginning May 7, both the eastbound and westbound lanes of Albert Avenue, between Abbot Road and Grove Street, will be closed to traffic to accommodate infrastructure improvements (the eastbound lane has been closed in this area since fall 2017). The work is expected to take approximately six weeks to complete. Sidewalk improvements, which will cause intermittent closures, will be done in phases in order to maintain pedestrian access to businesses. Learn more.

Please be advised that there will be evening closures, 7 p.m.-midnight, on Abbot Road, between Grand River Avenue and Albert Avenue, on the following dates: May 17, May 21 and May 22. Learn more

For regular project updates, visit
Construction Map (PDF)
April 2018 - June 2019 The Hub Project Road Closures
Cedar Street closure, just north of the alley to Grand River Avenue, and closure of east lane on Bogue Street, from the alley to Grand River Avenue
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Beginning April 23, 2018  1100 Trowbridge Road Project Closures
There will be a westbound lane closure and northern sidewalk closure in the project area for approximately 5-6 weeks. 

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Beginning in late June Glencairn Neighborhood Water Main/Road Project
This project will consist of milling and resurfacing roads in the area bounded by Harrison Road to the east, Saginaw Street to the north and Grand River Avenue to the southwest. Water main replacement will also take place on Wildwood Drive, from Harrison Road to Cowley Avenue; on Northlawn Avenue/Audubon Drive, from Harrison Avenue to Grand River Avenue; and University Drive, from Wildwood Driver to Grand River Avenue. Streets in this project area will be limited to local traffic only.

In preparation for the project, sewer rehabilitation work will take place May 17-25. Learn more.   
Early June - mid August) 2018 Major Street Project - Alton Road & Hagadorn Road
Alton Road, from Burcham Drive to Saginaw Street, and Hagadorn Road, from Haslett Road to Lake Lansing Road, will be under construction for road work and sidewalk improvements. Work will begin on Hagadorn Road in early June, causing a complete closure of the road. Detours will be posted for the general public. Local traffic will be maintained.  
Beginning in mid-June 2018 Traffic Signal Project - Harrison Road & Kalamazoo Street
The traffic signal at the intersection of Harrison Road and Kalamazoo Street will be replaced this summer. This replacement will cause minor traffic delays in the area, but road closures are not expected. 
July-August 2018 Albert Avenue Sidewalk Improvements
Upgrades will be made to the sidewalk ramps at the intersections along Albert Avenue, from Division Street to Collingwood Drive. The construction will cause periodic lane closures and pedestrian detours. 
Dates TBA (starting in late spring/early summer) State Road Water Main Installation
The City will be installing a new water main on State Road, from Coolidge Road to Aquila Drive, to close a current water main gap in this area. Periodic lane shifts will be ongoing during the installation of the water main. 
June-mid-August MDOT Road Project - Saginaw Street
MDOT will be resurfacing Saginaw Street, from Coolidge to Hagadorn Road. At least one lane of traffic will be open in each direction throughout the project. Please contact the MDOT Lansing Transporation Service Center with any questions.
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