Capitol Loop

highway in Michigan, United States

Capitol Loop is a state trunkline highway running through Lansing, Michigan. It was opened on October 13, 1989. It creates a loop route. The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has marked it as Capitol Loop I-496 or CL I-496 on some maps, similar to the designation of a business loop. It is known at MDOT as Connector 81. Part of it runs on the same road as BL I-96.

Capitol Loop marker

Capitol Loop
Capitol Loop I-496 (CL I-496), Connector 496
The Capitol Loop is a highway that loops to the north of Interstate 496 in Lansing, Michigan
Capitol Loop highlighted in red
Route information
Business route of I-496
Maintained by MDOT
Length2.398 mi (3.859 km)
Eastbound length is 2.088 mi (3.360 km)
Westbound length is 2.398 mi (3.859 km)
HistoryProposed in 1986, existed since October 13, 1989[1]
Major junctions
West end I-496 / M-99 in Lansing
  BL I-96
East end I-496 / BL I-96 in Lansing
Highway system


  1. Michigan Department of Transportation (August 29, 2007). "Ingham County" (PDF) (Map). Right-of-Way File Application. Scale not given. Lansing: Michigan Department of Transportation. Sheet 180. OCLC 12843916. Archived (PDF) from the original on January 8, 2011. Retrieved October 15, 2008.

Other websitesEdit

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