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For Immediate Release:                                                    Media Contact: Valerie Marchand
April 24, 2019                                                                                                   517-483-4179

Secondary Contact: Mitch Whisler
517-483-4249

Cesar Chavez and Washington Avenue Intersection to Close


The City of Lansing Public Service Department announces that Cesar E. Chavez Avenue between Capitol Avenue and Turner Street and Washington Avenue between Cesar E. Chavez Avenue and Maple Street will be closed to through traffic beginning Monday, April 29 for road construction and utility repairs. The closure is anticipated to last through August 9, 2019.  
 
The suggested detours are as follows:
 
Westbound Cesar E. Chavez Ave.: Motorists will be detoured south on N. Cedar St. to Oakland Ave., west on Oakland Ave. to Capitol Ave., north on Capitol Ave. to return to Cesar E. Chavez Ave.
 
Eastbound Cesar E. Chavez Ave.: Motorists will be detoured south on N. Capitol Ave. to Saginaw St., east on Saginaw St. to N. Larch St., north on N. Larch St. to return to Cesar E. Chavez Ave.
 
Road construction will commence at the Cesar E. Chavez and Washington Avenue intersection. Access to businesses adjacent the construction is as follows:
 
Businesses access east of the Washington Avenue and Cesar Chavez Avenue intersection: Motorists should travel westbound on Cesar E. Chavez Avenue from the Turner Street/Cesar E. Chavez Avenue intersection.
 
Businesses access west of the Washington Avenue and Cesar Chavez Avenue intersection: Motorists should travel eastbound on Cesar E. Chavez Avenue from the Capitol Avenue/Cesar Chavez Avenue intersection.
 
Businesses access south of the Washington Avenue and Cesar Chavez Avenue intersection: Motorists should travel northbound on Washington Avenue from the Washington Avenue/Maple Street intersection.
 
Motorists are advised to use alternate routes.
 
For more information, please contact the City of Lansing Public Service Department at 517-483-4455.

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