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Moores River Drive Project

Regional Network Connection

Start date: April 7, 2014
Projected Completion Date: October 2014
Contractor: C&D Hughes
Engineeers: Tetra Tech and DC Engineering
Cost: $1.65 Million 

As a part of the project, the existing seawall will be removed and replaced with a sloping embankment along the shoreline. A pathway will also be installed along the embankment. Moores River Drive east of Waverly Road will be reconstructed from a four-lane boulevard to a two-lane road. Mt. Hope will be converted from a four-lane road to a three-lane road with bike lanes. 

Moores River Drive Regional Network Connection Project Info from Lansing Public Service Dept. on Vimeo.

Traffic Impact Updates
  • Expect occasional single lane closures for street light installation and intersection work at Waverly Road
Photo Updates
10/6/14: Rainbow over the Mooores River Drive Project after the storms.
9/25/14: The coconut coir logs are in place along Moores River. The logs are being used for bank stabilization along the river as a part of the Moores River Drive Project. These logs will create a natural vegetative slope to the river.
9/10/14: The contractor is continuing work on the engineered wetlands.
9/8/14: The concrete walkway leading to the fishing pier has been poured. The contractor is now installing the natural stone retaining wall between the pathway and roadway.

8/20/14: Sea wall removal is complete. The sea wall is being replaced with a sloping embankment.

Click here for photos before 8/20/14

For more information:

Mitch Whisler
(517) 483-4249

Chad Gamble
Public Service
7th Floor City Hall
124 W Michigan Ave.
Lansing, MI 48933
Ph: 517-483-4455
Fax: 517-483-6082

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