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US-127 Corridor Improvements - Ingham & Clinton Counties

Crews working on the US-127 corridor project.
Department of Transportation

US-127 Corridor Improvements - Ingham & Clinton Counties

About this project

MDOT will be improving the US-127 corridor from the Ingham/Jackson county line north to the I-69 interchange. Work is being broken into several projects between summer 2022 through summer 2026. The majority of work for these projects will take place over several phases.

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

 

Project details

Schedule
Winter 2022 - Fall 2027

Location
Ingham & Clinton counties

Benefits
Increased safety
Increased mobility

Contact
MDOT Lansing TSC
Submit a question
517-335-3754

Corridor Overview Map

Corridor map of all US-127 projects.


Rebuilding US-127/I-496 from I-96 to I-496

Proposed dates: March 2024 - December 2025

MDOT is rebuilding and improving this segment of US-127/I-496 to address safety concerns, improve roadway geometrics, and improve vehicular movement. Work also includes improving and rebuilding bridges through this segment, as well as upgrading drainage, signs, and pavement markings. Sign up for US-127 construction updates to stay up to date on lane closures and other project news.

Questions? Contact MDOT-127Corridor@Michigan.gov.

Traffic restrictions:

2024 - Northbound US-127

Northbound traffic will be shifted to southbound US-127 creating two northbound lanes and one southbound lane in the morning, and two southbound lanes and one northbound lane in the afternoon.

2025 - Southbound US-127

Southbound traffic will be shifted to the new northbound lanes with two lanes open in each direction.

Check Mi Drive for current lane closure information.

Corridor map showing the US-127 project limits from I-96 to I-496.
Ramping Up a New Project Video

Ramping Up a New Project

Crews will be improving the US-127 corridor from the Ingham/Jackson county line north to the I-69 interchange. Work is being broken into several projects between summer 2022 through summer 2026. The majority of work for these projects will take place over several phases.

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

Rebuilding US-127 from I-496 to I-69

Proposed date: Spring 2026

MDOT is proposing to rebuild and realign a portion of US-127 from I-496 to Kalamazoo Street to improve roadway geometrics, safety, and vehicular movement through this corridor. MDOT is proposing to improve the freeway from Kalamazoo Street north to I-69, with concrete pavement repairs and an asphalt overlay. In addition to this work, the project would improve bridges through this corridor as well as upgrade drainage, signs, intelligent transportation systems, and pavement markings.

Traffic restrictions:
To be provided at a future date.

Corridor map showing the US-127 project limits from I-96 to I-69.

Bridge replacement

MDOT replaced the southbound US-127 ramp to westbound I-496 and eastbound I-496 ramp to northbound US-127 in Ingham County.

Dates: Completed

Cost: $8 million

Corridor map showing the US-127 bridge replacements.

Resurfacing US-127

MDOT resurfaced 12.5 miles of pavement, improved 10 structures, improved drainage, and installed guardrail and barrier wall on US-127 between the Jackson/Ingham county line and M-36 in Ingham County.

Dates: Completed

Cost: $67 million

Details: Resurfaced southbound US-127 from Barnes Road to the Ingham/Jackson county line and northbound US-127 from the Ingham/Jackson county line to Kipp Road. Resurfaced ramps at Bellevue Road, Barnes Road, and Kipp Road interchanges. Installed cable median barrier from the Ingham/Jackson county line to Kipp Road, and median concrete barrier from Kipp Road to Cedar Street. Completed high-load hit repairs on the Barnes Road bridge over US-127.

Corridor map showing the US-127 project limits from Jackson/Ingham County Line to M-36.