For Immediate Release: Media Contact: Valerie Marchand
April 11, 2019 517-483-4179
Secondary Contact: Alec Malvetis
W Mt. Hope Avenue Closure and Detour
The City of Lansing Public Service Department announces that on Monday, April 15, 2019, W. Mt. Hope Avenue between S. Washington Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard will be closed to through traffic
to facilitate sewer separation and underground utility construction consistent with Lansing’s Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Control Program.
The posted detour for this closure is as follows:
This closure is expected to remain in-effect until late July, 2019.
- For eastbound traffic on W. Mt. Hope Avenue: south on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard to W. Holmes Road; then, east on W. Holmes Road to S. Cedar Street; then, north on S. Cedar Street to return to Mt. Hope Avenue.
- For westbound traffic on W. Mt. Hope Avenue: south on S. Cedar Street to W. Holmes Road; then, west on W. Holmes Road to Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard; then, north on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard to return to W. Mt. Hope Avenue.
Updates on the schedule regarding this street closure will be provided as appropriate.
Access to businesses adjacent the construction zone will be maintained. Motorists are advised to expect delays and seek alternate routes whenever possible.