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Posted on: May 5, 2023

Update on Next Phase of Neighborhood Improvements Utility Project

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — The next phase of the Neighborhood Improvements Utility Project will begin on Monday, May 8 with road closure on Collingwood Drive from Grand River Avenue to Linden Street anticipated by mid-week. 

The contractor for the project will deliver materials and set up traffic control at the intersection of Collingwood Drive and Grand River Avenue beginning Monday, May 8. Digging for both sewer and water main lines will begin in that area approximately mid-week. Additionally, sewer line repair will take place at the intersection of Linden and Division streets starting May 8. View the updated construction map (PDF) to see the areas affected as well as the location and tentative start dates for the rest of the project.

The Neighborhood Improvements Utility Project began in March. The project includes replacement of water mains, sewer lines, curbs and gutters, driveways and sidewalks on Collingwood Drive, Kedzie Street, Division Street, Gunson Street and Sunrise Court. The project will also include surface milling and paving. 

Community members with questions can call the East Lansing Department of Public Works at (517) 337-9459. To learn about additional upcoming construction projects in East Lansing, visit Community members are also encouraged to sign up for Nixle to learn about road closures. Sign up online at or by texting EASTLANSING to 888777.

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