Okemos Road Project

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Get ready for the orange road barrels in Okemos. Beginning mid-June, Okemos Road, from Jolly to just north of Mt. Hope, will be down to two lanes for a construction project.

A center left-turn lane is being added. Pavement work, as well as improvements to the railroad crossing and storm sewer facilities, will also be completed on the roughly two-mile stretch.

Ingham County road commissioners say the $3 million project will make the road safer and help ease traffic congestion.

Construction is expected to be completed by September.