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

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Beginning May 7, 2018 Center City District Project Closures
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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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July 9 - October 2018 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. 
June 25 -August 2018 2018 Major Street Project - Hagadorn Road & Alton Road
Hagadorn Road, from Haslett Road to Lake Lansing Road, and Alton Road, from Burcham Drive to Saginaw Street, will be under construction for road work and sidewalk improvements. Work will begin on Hagadorn Road on June 25, causing phased closures of the roadway. Detours will be posted for the general public. Local traffic will be maintained.  

UPDATE (7/3/18): Transition of traffic control on N. Hagadorn Road is anticipated to begin over the July 7-8 weekend for a road closure between westbound Saginaw Street and Lake Lansing Road. The portion of roadway between Haslett Road and westbound Saginaw Street will be open during this time; however, northbound N. Hagadorn Road will remain closed at eastbound Saginaw St. A detour will be in place. Construction on N. Hagadorn Road is expected to be completed in early August. Construction on Alton Road will follow.  
July 23 - August 2018 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. Isolated lane closures are expected during the course of this work.
June 25 -late August 2018 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. Work will begin at the Division Street intersection and then move to the Bailey Street intersection and, lastly, the Collingwood Drive intersection.
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Work is ongoing; estimated completion in August 2018 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 25 - October MDOT Road Project - Saginaw Highway
MDOT will be resurfacing Saginaw Highway, from Coolidge Road to Hagadorn Road. At least one lane of traffic will be open in each direction throughout the project. Work will consist of sidewalk ramp upgrades and asphalt milling/repaving. The first phase of construction will take place between Coolidge and Abbot roads, followed by Abbot Road to Hagadorn Road. Please contact the MDOT Lansing Transporation Service Center with any questions.
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