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 Nicole McPherson by email or phone, (517) 319-6928.
Approximate 2018 Dates            

Project Description

Additional Info
Beginning May 7, 2018 Center City District Project Closures
For the latest updates on closures related to the Center City District project, please visit

April 2018 - June 2019 The Hub Project Road Closures
Cedar Street closure, just north of the alley to Grand River Avenue, and closure of east lane on Bogue Street, from the alley to Grand River Avenue 

UPDATE (11/20/18) The alley adjacent to the project is also now closed, between Bogue and Cedar streets

July 9 - mid November 2018 Glencairn Neighborhood Water Main/Road Project
This project will consist of milling and resurfacing roads in the area bounded by Harrison Road to the east, Saginaw Street to the north and Grand River Avenue to the southwest. Water main replacement will also take place on Wildwood Drive, from Harrison Road to Cowley Avenue; on Northlawn Avenue/Audubon Drive, from Harrison Avenue to Grand River Avenue; and University Drive, from Wildwood Driver to Grand River Avenue. Streets in this project area will be limited to local traffic only.

UPDATE (11/20/18): Final paving has been completed on all streets. The contractor will return in the spring to complete the restoration of parkways.

June 25 - November 2018
2018 Major Street Project - Hagadorn Road & Alton Road
Hagadorn Road, from Haslett Road to Lake Lansing Road, and Alton Road, from Burcham Drive to Saginaw Street, will be under construction for road work and sidewalk improvements. Work on Hagadorn Road has been completed. Work is continuing on Alton Road.

UPDATE (11/20/18): The contractor is preparing for the final paving of Alton Road this week. The contractor will return in the spring to complete the restoration of parkways. 

July 23 - mid-September 2018 2018 Traffic Signal Project - Harrison Road & Kalamazoo Street
The traffic signal at the intersection of Harrison Road and Kalamazoo Street will be replaced this summer. Isolated lane closures are expected during the course of this work.

UPDATE (11/20/18): The contractor will be returning in the spring to replace sections of the sidewalk that were installed incorrectly. 

October 8 -November 2, 2018
Resurfacing of Major/Local Streets (Burcham, Timberlane, Marfitt and Haslett)
The areas scheduled to be resurfaced include Burcham Drive, from Timberlane Street to Whitehouse Drive; Timberlane Street north of Burcham Drive; Marfitt Road, from Abbey Road to Lake Lansing Road; and Haslett Road, from Saginaw Highway to Merritt Road. Lane closures are necessary, but one lane of traffic will be maintained in each direction during the work. 

UPDATE (11/20/18): Final paving has been completed on all streets. The contractor will return in the spring to complete the restoration of parkways.

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Fall 2018 LightSpeed Project in the Tamarisk Neighborhood
LightSpeed Communications, LLC; in cooperation with the City of East Lansing; will be continuing with the installation of conduit and fiber for the project in the Tamarisk Neighborhood. This project is scheduled to be complete by the end of October, with service installations continuing into November. If residents have any direct questions or concerns with the field operations, please contact LightSpeed at (517) 492-9000 or The City contact for this project is Lori Baetz, (517) 337-9459.

UPDATE (11/20/18): Fiber installation has been completed.