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For Immediate Release:                                                    Media Contact: Valerie Marchand
April 11, 2019                                                                                                   517-483-4179

Secondary Contact: Alec Malvetis
517-483-4459

W Mt. Hope Avenue Closure and Detour


The City of Lansing Public Service Department announces that on Monday, April 15, 2019, W. Mt. Hope Avenue between S. Washington Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard will be closed to through traffic to facilitate sewer separation and underground utility construction consistent with Lansing’s Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Control Program.  
 
The posted detour for this closure is as follows: 
  • For eastbound traffic on W. Mt. Hope Avenue:  south on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard to W. Holmes Road; then, east on W. Holmes Road to S. Cedar Street; then, north on S. Cedar Street to return to Mt. Hope Avenue.
  • For westbound traffic on W. Mt. Hope Avenue:  south on S. Cedar Street to W. Holmes Road; then, west on W. Holmes Road to Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard; then, north on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard to return to W. Mt. Hope Avenue.
This closure is expected to remain in-effect until late July, 2019.  Updates on the schedule regarding this street closure will be provided as appropriate.
 
Access to businesses adjacent the construction zone will be maintained.  Motorists are advised to expect delays and seek alternate routes whenever possible.

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