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US-127 lane, ramp closures begin Monday in Ingham County

LANSING, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will have intermittent single-lane and ramp closures on southbound US-127/I-496 in the Lansing area beginning Monday to allow crews to safely perform shoulder upgrades and crossover work.

This work is part of the $205 million project to rebuild US-127/I-496 from I-96 to I-496 that will address safety concerns, improve roadway geometrics, and improve vehicular movement. In addition, this work is expected to improve and rebuild bridges through this segment, and update drainage, signs and pavement markings in Ingham County.

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Closest cities:
East Lansing

Start date:
7 a.m.
Monday, Oct. 23, 2023

Completion date:
Mid-November 2023

Overall project completion date:
December 2025

Jobs numbers:
Based on economic modeling, this investment is expected to directly and indirectly support 2,911 jobs.

Traffic restrictions:
This work will require intermittent single-lane and ramp closures on southbound US-127/I-496. Please follow the posted detours. Motorists should expect delays and are advised to seek alternate routes.

Safety benefit:
This work will provide drivers with improved shoulders and crossovers for the 2024 US-127/I-496 rebuilding project. 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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