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US-127 stage change begins Friday in Ingham County

LANSING, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will start striping lanes and removing barrier walls to prepare opening the newly rebuilt northbound lanes of US-127 from I-96 to Dunckel Road, including all ramps in the US-127/I-96 interchange.

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.
Friday, June 21, 2024

Estimated end date:
4 p.m.
Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Overall project end date:
December 2025

Traffic restrictions:
This work will require crews to temporarily close ramps and one lane in each direction of US-127. Motorists will experience changing traffic patterns and should expect delays.

Jobs numbers:
Based on economic modeling, this overall project investment is expected to directly and indirectly support 2,481 jobs.

Safety benefit:
This work will increase the service life of this roadway. Closing roads and ramps 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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