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11-12-2021 Downtown Construction Updates

MSUFCU East Lansing Building Located at 311 Abbot

The earthwork contractor has completed removing the contaminated soils from the site leaving the site established and ready for deep foundations. The deep foundation contractor will have their survey company on site Friday, November 12, to lay out the locations of the deep foundations. Granger is planning on mobilizing the deep foundations contractor on Monday, November 15, and starting the deep foundations installation following mobilization and set up of machinery. Deep foundations installation typically takes between 7-10 days to complete with an expected completion date of November 26. Mobilization and installation of concrete foundations and footings will begin the week of November 29 and is estimated to take 5-6 weeks to complete. The lane closure on Abbot Rd. is expected to be reinstalled within the next week.

Lansing Board of Water and Light (BWL) is currently working on power modifications in the alleyway with an expected completion date of November 12. All of the work performed by BWL is contingent on weather and utility crew availability.

Abbot-Albert Intersection to be Closed Nov. 16-19 for Traffic Signal Work

Motorists are advised that traffic signal work will require the closure of the Abbot-Albert intersection next week, Nov. 16-19.

Work will begin the morning of Tuesday, Nov. 16 and is anticipated to be completed by 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 19. The intersection will be closed daily from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. It is anticipated that the intersection will be re-opened during the evening and overnight hours.

Vehicles headed southbound on Abbot Road will be detoured to Oakhill Avenue and vehicles headed northbound on Abbot Road will be detoured to M.A.C. Avenue. Vehicles headed westbound on Albert Avenue will be detoured to Grove Street and vehicles headed eastbound on Valley Court will be detoured north onto Evergreen Avenue to Oakhill Avenue. View the detour map for additional information:

Access to the Grove Street Parking Garage and the Albert Avenue Parking Garage will be maintained. Pedestrian and business access will also be maintained during the work.


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