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Public Service Department

For Immediate Release                                                     Media Contact: Valerie Marchand
November 13, 2018                                                                                         517-483-4179

Secondary Contact: Richard LaMay
517-483-4832

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Downtown Street Closures and Lane Restrictions for Silver Bells in the City


The City of Lansing Public Service Department announces the following travel lane reductions and street closures will be in effect on Friday, November 16, 2018, for Silver Bells in the City. Note: there will be NO Fireworks this year.
 
Closed from 6:45 a.m. Friday through noon Saturday:
Allegan Street between Washington Square and Grand Avenue for the Silver Bells Village.
 
Closed for parade staging:
Washington Avenue from St. Joseph Street to Lenawee Street -11:30 A.M. to 8:30 P.M.
Hillsdale Street from Capitol Avenue to Grand Avenue - 11:30 A.M. to 8:30 P.M.

Closed for the Silver Bells Events (Actual start times will vary. The posted times are approximates): 
Washington Square from Lenawee Street to Washtenaw Street -4:00 P.M. to 8:30 P.M.
Washington Square from Washtenaw Street to Ottawa Street - 4:00 P.M. to 9:30 P.M.
Michigan Avenue from Grand Avenue to Capitol Avenue - 4:30 P.M. to 9:30 P.M.
Allegan Street from Capitol Avenue to Washington Square - 4:00 P.M. to 9:30 P.M.
Capitol Avenue from Ottawa Street to Allegan Street - 5:00 P.M. to 9:30 P.M.
Ottawa Street from Grand Avenue to Capitol Avenue - 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.
Washtenaw Street between Capitol Avenue and Grand Avenue - 4:30 P.M. to 8:30P.M.
Lenawee Street between Capitol Avenue and Grand Avenue – 4:30 P.M. to 8:30 P.M.
Kalamazoo Street between Capitol Avenue and Grand Avenue – 4:30P.M. to 8:30 P.M.
St Joseph Street between I-496 Exit 7A and Grand Avenue - 5:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M.
Washtenaw Street between Townsend Street and Capitol Avenue – 5:00P.M. to 8:30 P.M
Kalamazoo Street between Townsend Street and Capitol Avenue – 5:00P.M. to 8:30 P.M
Allegan Street between Pine Street and Capitol Avenue- 5:30 P.M. to 8:30 P.M
 
Lane reductions will be in effect at the following locations:
Washington Avenue northbound from Malcolm X to St. Joseph St – 11:30 P.M. to 9:00 P.M.
Allegan Street between Walnut Street and Capitol Avenue - 6:30 A.M. to 9:00 P.M.
Capitol Avenue between Ionia Street and Ottawa Street –2:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M.
Capitol Avenue between Allegan Street and St. Joseph Street - 3:30 P.M. to 9:00 P.M.
Allegan Street between Capitol Avenue and Washington Square –6:30 A.M. to noon Saturday
St. Joseph Street between Grand Avenue and Capitol Avenue –12:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.
 
As a reminder, FREE PARKING AFTER 5:00 P.M. will be available in all City of Lansing owned parking ramps, along with the Lansing Community College parking ramp and State of Michigan parking lots (on Kalamazoo Street and Seymour Street). Additional information and colored maps may be found at www.silverbellsinthecity.org

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Silver Bells in the City Parade Map
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