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Eastbound I-496 ramp to northbound US-127 in East Lansing closed for demolition starting Wednesday

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

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.
Wednesday, April 24, 2024

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

Overall project end date:
December 2025

Traffic restrictions:
This bridge demolition will require closing the eastbound I-496 to northbound US 127/Kalamazoo Street/Homer Street. Please follow the posted detour. 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 2,481 jobs.

Safety benefit:
This work will increase the service life of this structure. Closing roads during this type of work is necessary to provide the safest work area possible for crews and motorists.

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

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