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City of Lansing to begin one-way to two-way conversion project

Published: Dec. 14, 2020 at 9:58 PM EST
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LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - The City of Lansing has received a grant that will allow them to convert the remaining one-way streets to two-way streets in downtown Lansing. The city is doing this to make traveling downtown easier and less confusing for prospective visitors.

The project is expected to begin in 2021.

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Here are some of the benefits:

  • A decrease in vehicle/pedestrian conflicts
  • An increase of livability in the residential areas
  • A significant boost in property values

The conversion has been discussed for almost 20 years, since Shiawassee Street, Ionia Street and Washtenaw Street were converted from one-way to two-way operation.

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