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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
  • Moores River Drive is now open. The posted detour has been removed. 
Photo Updates
11/5/15: The road has been paved and striped. Moores River Drive is now open to traffic. 
10/20/14: The contractor has installed benches and bike racks. The pathway is scheduled for paving this week with remaining curb and sidewalk installation to be completed afterwards.
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.

Click here for photos before 9/8/14

For more information:

Mitch Whisler
(517) 483-4249
Mitch.whisler@lansingmi.gov

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

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