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Lansing honors fallen at 9/11 memorial ceremony

Posted at 11:06 AM, Sep 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-11 12:36:34-04

LANSING, Mich. — Wednesday morning Lansing held a memorial service to remember those fallen and effected by the terrorist attacks on 9/11.

Members from the city's first responders, veterans and operating engineers united in a moment of silence.

They walked from the Lansing Center and ended at Wentworth Park, where there was a 10-foot steel beam that was from the rubble of the attacks.

Families and survivors were also at the park.

Governor Gretchen Whitmer was the keynote speaker.

Mayor Andy Schorr, Police Chief Daryl Green and Fire Chief Mike Mackey and Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist also gave speeches.

There were some lane reductions to accommodate the march to Wentworth Park from 7 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Lanes were shutdown on west bound Michigan Avenue between Museum Drive and Grand Avenue.

And on north bound Grand Avenue between Allegan and Ottawa.

Those restrictions will last until 11:30 p.m.

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