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The ramp from eastbound I-496 to northbound US-127 in East Lansing will be closed for demolition starting Wednesday

Vaseline 2 months ago

LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will close the ramp from eastbound I-496 to northbound US-127/Kalamazoo Street/Homer Street on Wednesday for bridge demolition in Ingham County.

This work is part of the $205 million investment to rebuild US-127/I-496 from I-96 to I-496, which will address safety concerns, improve roadway geometry and improve vehicle movement . In addition, this work is expected to improve and rebuild bridges throughout this segment and update drainage, signs and pavement markings throughout Ingham County.

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Nearest cities:
East Lansing

Starting date:
7 hours
Wednesday April 24, 2024

Estimated completion date:
5 p.m
Friday April 26, 2024

General project end date:
December 2025

Traffic restrictions:
Demolition of the bridge will require the closure of eastbound I-496 to northbound US 127/Kalamazoo Street/Homer Street. Follow the indicated diversion. Motorists should expect delays and are advised to seek alternative routes.

Function numbers:
Based on economic modeling, this investment is expected to directly and indirectly support 2,481 jobs.

Safety advantage:
This work will extend the life of this structure. Closing roads during this type of work is necessary to provide the safest possible workplace for crews and motorists.

The Rebuilding Michigan Project profile for US-127 at I-496 in Ingham County.