Construction Projects

Learn about upcoming and current construction in the City of East Lansing. Please note that the City of East Lansing does not have jurisdiction over all streets in East Lansing and some road construction projects are the responsibility of the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), Michigan State University or neighboring communities.

For more information, please contact Engineering Administrator Bob Scheuerman at (517) 319-6934.
Approximate 2016 Dates            

Project Area

Additional Info

June 20-Aug. 19

A major street project will be taking place on North Harrison Road, between Saginaw Street and Lake Lansing Road, this spring and summer. In order to expedite the work, the road will be closed to traffic for the duration of the project and a detour will be in place. Local traffic will be maintained to the extent possible. View the latest project update.

Traffic Control Map 1

Traffic Control Map 2
June 1-Aug. 20
A local street project will be completed on the remaining streets in the Chesterfield Hills Neighborhood, including Highland Avenue, Oakridge Avenue and Westview Avenue. There will also be a water main improvement project, which will include some storm sewer work on Glenmoor Road. Local traffic will be maintained.

Local Streets Plan & Traffic Control
June 1-Sept. 30
Expected hours of work for the 2016 Sidewalk Maintenance Program are Monday through Friday; 8 a.m.-4 p.m. View map for areas where the maintenance program will be taking place.

*Learn more about the sidewalk construction adjacent to Albert Avenue.

2016 Sidewalk Maintenance Program Map
July 18-Aug. 19
A 2016 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Project will take place on Park Lane, between Elizabeth Street and Linden Street. The work will include sidewalk ramp improvements, which will make the ramps ADA-compliant. Expected hours of work are Monday through Friday; 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Learn more.

June 27-July 29
As part of MSU's 1855 Place Project, there will be intermittent lane closures on South Harrison Road, between W. Shaw Lane and Kalamazoo Street. The closure will accommodate replacing a median in the area and repaving the adjacent driving lanes. One lane in each direction will remain open to traffic.

Overview & Traffic Impact Maps
July 5-July 29
South Harrison Road will be closed to both northbound and southbound traffic, between Service Road and Trowbridge Road, for a railroad crossing replacement.

Learn more.