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 2019 Dates            

Project Description

Additional Info
Beginning March 2019 Infrastructure Restructure: Michigan-Harrison Sewer Improvement Project
A major construction project, entitled Infrastructure Restructure, will begin along Michigan Avenue and Harrison Road this spring, bringing much-needed underground sewer improvements to the area. Learn more.

In preparation for the Infrastructure Restructure project, Consumers Energy will be replacing a gas main outside of the roadway on Michigan Avenue from April 1-May 3. Learn more.  

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March 26-31, 2019 Pre-Construction Tree Removal on Kedzie Street
The 100 block of Kedzie Street will be closed to through traffic from March 26-31 for pre-construction tree removal to accommodate an upcoming sidewalk replacement project. During this work, street parking will be suspended in the area from the hours of 7 a.m.-8 p.m.

Press Release
March-September 2019 Coleman Road Extension Project
Coleman Road will be extended from West Road to Wood Road. The project will also include infrastructure improvements and installation of sidewalk and bike lanes. East Lansing residents can expect the project to be constructed this year, with tree removal taking place prior to March 31 and the majority of construction taking place June-September.

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.

ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE (4/15/19): Beginning Tuesday, April 16, the northbound lanes of Bogue Street, between Waters Edge Drive and Grand River Avenue, will be closed in order to remove a construction crane from The Hub development site. The lanes will re-open to traffic on Friday, April 19. Southbound lanes will remain open. 

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Beginning December 2018 Park District Planning Area Project Closures
For the latest updates on closures related to the Park District Planning Area project, please visit

July 9 - mid November 2018 Glencairn Neighborhood Water Main/Road Project
This project consisted 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. 

UPDATE (11/20/18): Final paving has been completed on all streets. The contractor will return in spring 2019 to complete the restoration of parkways.

June 25 - November 2018
2018 Major Street Project - Hagadorn Road & Alton Road
This project consisted of road work and sidewalk improvements on Hagadorn Road, from Haslett Road to Lake Lansing Road, and Alton Road, from Burcham Drive to Saginaw Street.

UPDATE (11/20/18): The contractor is preparing for the final paving of Alton Road this week. The contractor will return in spring 2019 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 was replaced in summer 2018.

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)
This project consisted of resurfacing 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. 

UPDATE (11/20/18): Final paving has been completed on all streets. The contractor will return in spring 2019 to complete the restoration of parkways.

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Winter 2019 GoLightspeed Work
GoLightspeed will be working on Colorado Drive, north of Bessamaur Drive, and on Virgina Avenue, north of Burcham Drive. GoLightspeed will be installing handholes and conduit for new fiber installation. If residents have any direct questions or concerns with the field operations, please contact GoLightspeed at (517) 492-9000 or The City contact for this project is Lori Baetz, (517) 337-9459.