FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MEDIA CONTACT: Natalie Singer
March 26, 2020 (517) 483-4527
SECONDARY CONTACT: Alec Malvetis
Forest Road Closed to Through Traffic for Underground Utility Project The City of Lansing Public Service Department announces that traffic control measures for periodic lane closures on Forest Road, between Aurelius Road and Collins Road, will begin on Monday, March 30, 2020.
On Monday, April 6, 2020, Forest Road, between Aurelius Road and Collins Road, will be closed to all through traffic. This road closure is necessary for construction of a new water main and sanitary sewer on Forest Road.
The posted detours of this major street are as follows (see map below):
Eastbound Traffic on Forest Rd.
Westbound Traffic on Forest Rd.
- North on Aurelius Road to E. Mount Hope Avenue
- East on E. Mount Hope Avenue to Harrison Road
- South on Harrison Road to return to Forest Road
Access to residential properties and commercial properties within the closed section of Forest Road will be maintained throughout the duration of the project, which is expected to last until early September 2020.
- North on Harrison Road to E. Mount Hope Avenue
- West on E. Mount Hope Avenue to Aurelius Road
- South on Aurelius Road
Motorists are advised to expect delays and to seek alternate routes.