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Moores River Drive Project

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Start date: April 7, 2014
Projected Completion Date: October 2014
Contractor: C&D Hughes
Engineeers: Tetra Tech and DC Engineering
Cost: $1.46 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. 

Phase 2 Traffic Impacts

Beginning May 12, 2014

  • Westbound traffic on Mt. Hope Avenue and Moores River Drive (west of Mt. Hope) will be detoured
  • The detrour is to allow for intersection reconstruction 
  • Westbound Mount Hope Avenue traffic will be detoured south on Pleasant Grove Road to Holmes Road, then west on Holmes Road to Waverly Road, then north on Waverly Road to return to Moores River Drive
  • Information on future phases of the project will be released as the project progresses
  • The project is expected to be complete in late October, 2014
  • Access to local businesses and residences adjacent to the construction will be maintained

 

Progress Photos



 

5/8/14: Phase one has began.

7/8/14: Removal of the substandard rail in preparation for the removal of the seawall. 

7/15/14: The contractor is required to relocate any endangered mussels within the project area before beginning construction in the river. The people in the photos are using a plastic tube with a black-light to identify the mussels at the bottom of the river so that they can be safely relocated.

7/25/14: The seawall removal have construction of four engineered wetlands has began.

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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