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Underground Utility Work- Road Closures Week of March 4, 2019


Abbot Road and Albert Ave, Closures Week of March 4

Beginning Monday, March 4th, underground utility work will begin on Albert Ave. and Abbot Road. This work requires the following lane/intersection closures, which are expected to last until 8 p.m. on Sunday, March 10th:

Abbot Rd., from Grand River to Albert Ave. Vehicles headed southbound on Abbot will be detoured to Oakhill Avenue. Vehicles headed northbound on Abbot will be detoured to MAC Ave.

West Bound Albert Ave., from Grove St. to Abbot Rd. Vehicles headed westbound on Albert Ave. will be detoured to Grove St.

Game Day, Saturday, March 9: Abbot Rd. will re-open by 2 p.m. on Saturday March 9, to accommodate game day traffic. The road is expected to be closed again on Sunday, March 10 until 8 p.m.

Grove St. Parking Garage access will be maintained via Linden Ave. and west bound Albert Ave.

Pedestrian and business access will be maintained as the work takes place. City staff will be visiting businesses in the affected area to discuss the planned road closures, deliveries and parking.

Thank you for your patience during the construction period. Please remember to sign up for downtown East Lansing construction alerts by texting ELBUZZ to 38470. As always, you can reach the City Construction Communication Team at or (517) 319-6930 with any questions.

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