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US-127/I-496 project in Ingham County begins Monday

LANSING, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will begin work on northbound/southbound US-127/I-496 on Monday to stage traffic control for rebuilding.

This work is part of the $205 million investment 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, March 11, 2024

Estimated end date:
7 a.m.
Friday, Sept. 13, 2024

Overall project end date:
December 2025

Traffic restrictions:
This traffic control staging will require lane and ramp closures on both northbound and southbound US-127 between Saginaw Street and I-96. Please follow the posted detours. Motorists should expect delays and are advised to seek alternate routes.

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

Safety benefit:
This project will provide drivers with a rebuilt freeway with improved geometrics and rebuilt structures through the corridor. 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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