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) or neighboring communities. A number of road construction projects are slated to begin this spring/summer in East Lansing.

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

Project Area

Additional Info
June 28-mid August

Abbot Road between Burcham Drive and Saginaw Street

Consists of scheduled night work from 8 p.m.-6 a.m. and a full road closure for two weeks later in the project schedule. Traffic will be maintained to the extent possible outside of scheduled construction hours.

UPDATE (8/3/15): Paving on Abbot Road, between Saginaw Street and Burham Drive, has been completed and the roadway has been reopened to traffic.

June 8-mid August

Chesterfield Hills Infrastructure Improvements in the area bounded by Michigan Avenue, Harrison Avenue, Grand River Avenue and Cowley Avenue (includes Cowley).  


The planned work will include the resurfacing of 2.1 miles of streets, priority sidewalk ramp improvements and miscellaneous curb and gutter replacement. 

*On-street parking within the project area will be prohibited June 22-27 between the hours of 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. for street resurfacing. Notices with additional information have been provided to residents in the area.

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June (early) to mid August


Sidewalk Ramp Improvements:
Grove Street from Burcham Drive to Linden Street


June (early) to mid August

Asphalt Paving:
Virginia Avenue between Burcham Drive and Snyder Road