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Posted on: November 13, 2019

Westbound W. Grand River Avenue Utility Work Postponed Until Next Week

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Due to weather conditions, the underground utility work in the 100 block of W. Grand River Avenue that was originally scheduled to take place this week has been postponed until next week.

Motorists are advised that the center and right lanes of westbound W. Grand River Avenue (in the 100 block starting at Abbot Road) are now scheduled to be closed from Nov. 18-22 to accommodate the underground utility work.

During this time, the pedestrian covered walkway adjacent to the Park District redevelopment project will also be closed and a pedestrian detour will be in place. Delays are expected and alternate routes are advised.

Thank you to the community for their continued patience during the construction downtown. Community members are reminded that they can sign up for downtown East Lansing construction alerts by texting ELBUZZ to 38470. Community members can also visit to find the latest information about downtown construction. Community members with questions can reach out to the City’s Construction Communication Team at or (517) 319-6930.

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