Public Works

Do These City Workers Have a Pipe Dream?

Sunday, December 2, 2018

City workers need homeowners' help for a major local public health project, one now required by the State. Do you own a house in East Lansing? ELi's Jessy Gregg explains what you should do and know.

Infamous Trail Entrance Near Abbot Road Now Fixed

Friday, November 30, 2018

Workers were able to complete all of the planned asphalt improvements to East Lansing’s Northern Tier Trail system before the winter weather hit, including fixing a dramatic drop-off where the trail meets Abbot Road. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports.

You Want to Know What's Coming?

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

We have news, so much news, and we don't want to wait until after Thanksgiving break to let you in on it.

Ask ELi: Burcham Solar Park Finally Happening?

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Solar panels? A sculpture? A reader wrote to ask us about what's happening at the long-awaited Burcham solar park. We bring you a fresh photo and the story as reported by ELi's Paige Filice.

Dangerous Trees in East Lansing?

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Following an accident in Dewitt Township earlier this month, in which a 32-year-old man was killed when a tree fell on his car, ELi received a question from a reader wondering about a tree on Abbot Road which is growing at a dramatic angle. Jessy Gregg has the answer (and more.)

City Will Now Pay for Water Connection Replacements

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

The City of East Lansing will now pay to replace private property owners’ lead and galvanized pipes that connect to the City’s water system. But it needs property owners to assist in figuring out which pipes need replacement. ELi's Casandra Eriksen reports.

East Lansing Solar Park to Produce Renewable Energy This Year

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

After years of delays, Michigan Energy Options and Lansing Board of Water and Light announced that the solar array in Burcham Park will begin producing renewable energy by the end of this year. ELi's Paige Filice has the story.

East Lansing Drinking Water Passes Key Safety Test

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Recent testing for a type of chemical believed to be dangerous showed no detectable levels in the drinking water provided to East Lansing and Meridian Township. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports.

Ask ELi: What’s Happening on Alton Road?

Thursday, September 27, 2018

An ELi reader wrote in to ask: “The work on Alton Road seems to be delayed. I heard there seems to be a labor strike of some kind. Do you know what is going on?” ELi's Alice Dreger brings the answer.

Parks & Rec Looking at Many Improvements

Monday, September 24, 2018

Parks & Rec is looking at more funding, thanks to East Lansing’s passage of an income tax and the existing Ingham County trails millage. Projects are already happening, and more plans are in the works. ELi's Casandra Eriksen reports.

Glencairn Neighborhood Construction Experiencing Delays

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Some Glencairn residents whose streets have been torn up for months for major infrastructure repairs are getting frustrated. What's going on with the project? ELi's Casandra Eriksen looks into it.

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