Public Service Department Traffic Advisory
Public Service Department

For Immediate Release:                                                   Media Contact: Valerie Marchand
September 12, 2019                                                                                       517-483-4179
                                                                                           Secondary Contact: Dan Danke                                                                                                                          517-483-4461

Lane Closure on Walnut Street and Street Closure on Washtenaw Street

 
The City of Lansing Public Service Department announces that beginning on Monday September 16, 2019 City crews will be closing the eastern most travel lane on Walnut Street between Kalamazoo Street and Allegan Street. Crews will also be closing Washtenaw Street between Townsend Street and Walnut Street.
 
The lane restriction and street closure is needed to allow utility cut restoration in this area.
 
Suggested detour for eastbound Washtenaw Street from Walnut Street will be to continue north to Allegan Street, east on Allegan Street to Townsend Street and south on Townsend Street to return to Washtenaw Street.
 
Suggested detour for westbound Washtenaw Street east of Townsend Street will be to travel south to Kalamazoo Street, west on Kalamazoo Street to Walnut Street, north on Walnut Street to return to Washtenaw Street.
 
All streets will be reopened to normal traffic by 6 AM on Wednesday morning, weather permitting.
 
Access to local businesses and residents in this area will be maintained.
 
 
Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes.


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Walnut and Washtenaw Closures
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