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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Portion of Abbot Road to be Closed to Traffic for Underground Infrastructure Work

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Beginning on Tuesday, June 9, underground infrastructure work will require the closure of both lanes of northbound and southbound Abbot Road, between Grand River Avenue and the alley behind the 100/200 block of E. Grand River Ave.

The road will be closed at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, June 9 and three of four lanes will be re-opened by noon on Thursday, June 11. The outside southbound lane of Abbot Road, between Albert Avenue and Grand River Avenue, will remain closed for sidewalk and roadway improvements for approximately one month. Two-way traffic will be maintained throughout this portion of the work.

Pedestrian access to businesses will be maintained at all times and the alley will remain accessible. For the construction taking place June 9-11, vehicles headed southbound on Abbot Road will be detoured to Albert Avenue and northbound vehicles will be detoured to M.A.C. Ave.

The patience of the community during this construction is appreciated. Community members can sign up for additional downtown East Lansing construction alerts by texting ELBUZZ to 38470. Community members can also visit to find the latest information about the construction in downtown East Lansing. Email or call (517) 319-6930 with any questions.

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