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Howard Street ramp to US-127 and I-496 closed in Ingham County on Thursday

LANSING, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is closing the Howard Street ramp to southbound US-127 and westbound I-496 Thursday night through Saturday morning to allow crews to safely pour a new bridge deck. This work is part of the $9.5 million project to rebuild two ramps at the US-127/I-496 interchange in Ingham County.


US-127/I-496 interchange

Closest cities:
East Lansing

Start date:
7 p.m.
Thursday, June 8, 2023

Completion date:
6 a.m.
Saturday, June 10, 2023

Overall project completion date:
Friday, June 30, 2023

Jobs numbers:
Based on economic modeling, this investment is expected to directly and indirectly support 115 jobs.

Traffic restrictions:
This work will require a detour of Howard Street traffic heading for westbound I-496 and southbound US-127, and single-lane closures on Howard Street. Please follow posted detours. Motorists should expect delays and are advised to seek alternate routes.

Safety benefit:
This work will provide drivers with fully rebuilt structures with fresh pavement markings. Closing lanes and ramps during this type of work is necessary to provide the safest work area possible for crews and motorists.

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