Beginning next year, pedestrians will have to look both ways when crossing several downtown Lansing streets.

The city plans to convert six one-way streets to two way traffic.  Lansing officials anticipate the change will take effect in mid-2020, although a date for the transition has not been set.

City officials hope two-way traffic will make businesses more visible to passersby.  The city received $3.3 million from the state this year for converting one-way streets.  That cost includes the installation of new traffic signals.

This fiscal year, Lansing is putting more than $8 million in total local, state and federal funding toward road repair projects.

Would you like to see the upcoming two-way streets in the downtown Lansing area?  The Lansing State Journal has the complete list.

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