MSU Parade To Shut Down Streets Starting at 2:30pm

Oct 20, 2017

The 2017 Michigan State University homecoming parade will shutdown streets starting at 2:30 p.m. Thursday.

Parade route: The parade begins at the Hannah Community Center and travels south on Abbot Road to Grand River Avenue and into campus at the Collingwood Drive entrance, concluding at the corner of Farm and Shaw Lanes.

The following street closures will take place:

MSU Campus street closures: (beginning at 5:45 p.m.)

  • West Circle Drive / Abbot Road: northbound Abbot Road closed to all traffic
  • Collingwood Drive / Auditorium Road: there will be barricades blocking traffic from going onto Farm Lane
  • Science Road / Shaw Lane: Only band buses will be allowed 
  • Farm Lane: All cars going north will have to turn and go eastbound on Shaw Lane   
  • Farm Lane: Will be free of vehicles from Shaw Lane to Grand River.  

East Lansing street closures:

·         Abbot Road between Whitehills Drive/Oxford Road and Burcham Drive from 2:30 to 7 p.m. for parade staging

·         Centerlawn Avenue from Abbot Road to Forest Street from 2:30  to 7 p.m. for parade staging

·         Northlawn Avenue from Abbot Road to Forest Street from 2:30  to 7 p.m. for parade staging

·         Evergreen Avenue from Centerlawn Avenue to Northlawn Avenue from 2:30 to 7 p.m. for parade staging

·         Forest Street from Centerlawn Avenue to Northlawn Avenue from 2:30 to 7 p.m. for parade staging

·         Fern Street from Abbot Road to Evergreen Avenue from 2:30 to 7 p.m. for parade staging

·         Abbot Road from Burcham Drive to Grand River Avenue from 5:30 to 7:15 p.m. or until the last unit has moved off Grand River Avenue

·         Grand River Avenue between Abbot Road and Collingwood Drive entrance from 5:30 to 7:15 p.m. or until the last unit has moved off Grand River Avenue

·         Burcham Drive between Old Hickory Lane and Abbot Road from 3:30 to 7:15 p.m. or until the last unit has moved off Burcham Drive

 

Other street closures and alternate routes: All roads southbound off Albert Avenue, between Durand Street and Abbot Road, will be closed to through traffic. Some roads leading to Abbot Road (Library Lane, Centerlawn Avenue and Northlawn Avenue) will also be closed to through traffic. Eastbound and westbound traffic should take Saginaw Street. Northbound and southbound traffic should take either Harrison Road or Hagadorn Road.