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I-496 bridge deck repair Saturday in Ingham County

LANSING, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will close the eastbound I-496 ramp to Homer Street/Kalamazoo Street/northbound US-127 for bridge deck repair on Saturday from 6 a.m. until 4 p.m.

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:
6 a.m.
Saturday, July 13, 2024

Estimated end date:
4 p.m.
Saturday, July 13, 2024

Overall project end date:
December 2025

Traffic restrictions:
This work will require a detour of the eastbound I-496 ramp to northbound US-127/Kalamazoo Street/Homer Street. Please follow the posted detours. Motorists should expect delays and are advised to seek alternate routes.

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

Safety benefit:
These improvements will provide increased safety and mobility in this area of US-127, which is a significant local and national trade corridor. Closing lanes 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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