August 22, 2023

New School Speed Zone by Pattengill and Eastern

Eastbound I-69 BL (Saginaw Street) and Westbound I-69 BL (Grand River Avenue) School Speed Zone in Ingham County starting Summer 2023

What Is Being Done?

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is implementing a new school speed zone on eastbound I-69 Business Loop (BL) (Saginaw Street) and westbound I-69 BL (Grand River Avenue) near Pattengill Elementary School, Eastern High School, and Lansing Catholic High School.

The school speed zone, which sets a speed limit of 25 mph during the times indicated on the signs, was established according to Section 627a of the Michigan Vehicle Code. This law allows for a lower speed limit during periods of school activity before school starts and after school ends.

How Will Traffic Be Affected?

The school speed zone will be implemented at the beginning of the 2023-2024 school year.

Safety Benefit

The school speed zone provides lower speed limits for times when school children are present.


For More Information

Please contact the MDOT Lansing Transportation Service Center at 517-335-3754.
For updates, go to the MI Drive website.



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