Right-to-Work Protests Prompts Street Closures

By: News Ten
By: News Ten

If you are heading to the capitol Tuesday there are some road closures you should know about. Five streets that surround the capitol building will be closed in Lansing on Tuesday, December 11 because of the massive protests planned in the area.

The five streets are:
Capital Avenue (from Ionia Street to Allegan Street)
Michigan Avenue (from Washington Square to Capital Avenue)
Ottawa Street (from Capital Avenue to Walnut Street)
Allegan Street (from Capital Avenue to Walnut Street)
Walnut Street (Allegan Street to Ottawa Street)

The streets will be closed starting at 6 a.m. Tuesday morning.

No parking will be permitted along the streets.

The Lansing Office of Emergency Management has not said when the streets will be reopened.


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  • by Name Location: Location on Dec 10, 2012 at 05:14 AM
    200 protesters out of the 700,000 members. It is just like any other politial move, it is always teh vocal few who has the same agenda as the media that is heard. As a union member, i like this new law. It gives me a very profound voice to my union that i dont like their policies. in the past, i was told to take it up with my representative. Well now, my check book is my representative.
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