Category Archives: Lansing

Dobie Road Bridge closed til October

The Dobie Road Bridge over the Red Cedar in Okemos is already closed at water level as of mid May 2010. Catch nets have been placed across the upstream and downstream channels, apparently to keep debris from falling into the river during construction. There is no downstream passage during the construction.

My May 29 Red Cedar trip from Van Atta Road to Ferguson Park is canceled, and no more Red Cedar trips will be scheduled on this stretch until the bridge repair is finished in mid October. The bridge will close to vehicle traffic in both directions starting June 11.

Grand River Cleanup August 18

If you’ve been over to Lansing this summer, you probably noticed that the level of the Grand River is much lower than usual. The Board of Water and Light is conducting an inspection of the dam next to the fish ladder.
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