A number of residents in the Wardcliff neighborhood have had questions about the upcoming construction of a roundabout at the intersection of Park Lake Road and Burcham Drive. Below is information posted on the Ingham County Road Commission website. Meridian township staff has confirmed that construction on the roundabout will begin on June 11, 2012 and that the intersection will be closed to through traffic all summer. Excavation by the city of East Lansing to move water lines that pass through the construction site has already begun.
Park Lake Road & Burcham Drive Intersection
Installation of a modern roundabout to replace the conventional stop controlled intersection. Meridian Charter Township. Federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) and ICRC funding. Estimated Cost: $670,000. Construction of the roundabout is anticipated to occur during the 2012 school recess – June through August. Traffic will be detoured around the project site. The project was let in December and the successful bidder was CL Trucking & Excavating, LLC for $672,701.50. ICRC is partnering with City of East Lansing and the East Lansing – Meridian Water & Sewer Authority, which has watermain work in the intersection. The watermain work is anticipated to begin sometime in late March or early April.