Intermittent ramp and lane closures on I-496 at Main Street for bridge work starting Monday

Contact: Aaron Jenkins, MDOT Office of Communications, 517-243-9075
Agency: Transportation

COUNTY:                             
Ingham

HIGHWAY:                                   
I-496

CLOSEST CITY:   
Lansing

ESTIMATED START DATE: 
8 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 14, 2020           

ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE:      
Friday, Sept. 25, 2020

PROJECT:  
The Main Street bridge over I-496 will require intermittent closures for deck work. This work is part of the Michigan Department of Transportation's (MDOT) ongoing $60 million I-496 Pave the Way Project to improve I-496 between I-96 and Lansing Road.

Project map

For more information about the project, go to www.Michigan.gov/496Lansing.

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS:
This work will require intermittent single-lane closures on eastbound I-496 from Lansing Road to Clare Street. The eastbound Lansing Road ramp to eastbound I-496 will be closed and detoured for the duration of this work as well. Please follow posted detours. Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes.

SAFETY BENEFITS:
These improvements will provide increased safety and mobility in this area of the I-496, which is a significant local and national trade corridor.