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MLive.com
Ann Arbor to Traverse City rail study explores costs, demand for serviceTRAVERSE CITY, MI - The Groundwork Center, the Michigan Department of Transport
Ann Arbor to Traverse City rail study explores costs, demand for service
MLive.com / Posted 21 minutes ago
TRAVERSE CITY, MI - The Groundwork Center, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) and other transportation officials announced a major northern Michigan passenger rail study on Friday, July 29, that will explore regular service between Ann... Read more
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MLive.com
Grass fires block northbound U.S. 23 south of Ann Arborjust south of Ann Arbor. Northbound U.S. 23 at Carpenter Road, exit 27, also w
Grass fires block northbound U.S. 23 south of Ann Arbor
MLive.com / Posted 2 hours ago
just south of Ann Arbor. Northbound U.S. 23 at Carpenter Road, exit 27, also was closed for grass fires, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation. Multiple firetrucks could be seen working to put out a string of fires along the... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Governor�s veto costly for Madison Heights, Royal Oaka portion of Public Act 51 that requires cities and villages with more than 25,
Governor�s veto costly for Madison Heights, Royal Oak
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 7 hours ago
a portion of Public Act 51 that requires cities and villages with more than 25,000 residents to pay for portions of Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) projects that fall within their boundaries, including opening, widening and... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Downtown construction in full swingmoving right along," Farrell said. "I'm very happy with what they're doing." A
Downtown construction in full swing
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 8 hours ago
moving right along," Farrell said. "I'm very happy with what they're doing." A $375,000 Small Urban Grant from the Michigan Department of Transportation and $75,000 from city funds is funding resurfacing from curb to curb along this stretch... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Governor�s veto to cost Sterling Heights $450k on M-59 worka portion of Public Act 51 that requires cities and villages with more than 25,
Governor�s veto to cost Sterling Heights $450k on M-59 work
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 8 hours ago
a portion of Public Act 51 that requires cities and villages with more than 25,000 residents to pay for portions of Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) projects that fall within their boundaries, including opening, widening and... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Weekend construction: I-696 closure, I-96/US-23 bridge work, I-94 lane closuresadditional maintenance work between US-24 and Lahser Road. The ramps to and fro
Weekend construction: I-696 closure, I-96/US-23 bridge work, I-94 lane closures
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 11 hours ago
additional maintenance work between US-24 and Lahser Road. The ramps to and from US-24 and Lahser Road will be open," the Michigan Department of Transportation said in a news release. The detour will take drivers to eastbound M-5 to eastbound... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
I-75 lane closures in Mich. will end soonwhile temporary crossovers are removed and the median wall finished at the cros
I-75 lane closures in Mich. will end soon
The Toledo Blade / Posted 17 hours ago
while temporary crossovers are removed and the median wall finished at the crossover locations, said Greg Losch, a Michigan Department of Transportation engineer in charge of the project. But by mid-August, Mr. Losch said, most full-time... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Weekend construction: I-696 closure, I-96/M-23 bridge work, I-94 lane closuresadditional maintenance work between US-24 and Lahser Road. The ramps to and fro
Weekend construction: I-696 closure, I-96/M-23 bridge work, I-94 lane closures
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 22 hours ago
additional maintenance work between US-24 and Lahser Road. The ramps to and from US-24 and Lahser Road will be open," the Michigan Department of Transportation said in a news release. The detour will take drivers to eastbound M-5 to eastbound... Read more
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MLive.com
Passenger trains from Ann Arbor to Traverse City? Study explores potentialthe topic of a press conference on Friday, July 29, in Traverse City. The Grou
Passenger trains from Ann Arbor to Traverse City? Study explores potential
MLive.com / Posted yesterday
the topic of a press conference on Friday, July 29, in Traverse City. The Groundwork Center will join officials from the Michigan Department of Transportation and state and local transportation professionals to announce a major northern Michigan... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
Traffic shift to occur on I-75Traffic on southbound I-75 near Monroe will be shifted back to the newly recons
Traffic shift to occur on I-75
The Monroe Evening News / Posted yesterday
Traffic on southbound I-75 near Monroe will be shifted back to the newly reconstructed side of the freeway tonight, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has announced. Posted Jul. 28, 2016 at 11:00 AM Traffic on southbound I-75 near... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
I-696 and I-275 interchange to close this weekendwill also be closed. There will also be lane closures for additional maintenan
I-696 and I-275 interchange to close this weekend
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
will also be closed. There will also be lane closures for additional maintenance work between U.S.-24 and Lahser Road, the Michigan Department of Transportation said. The ramps to and from U.S.-24 and Lahser Road will be open. MDOT has set up a... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Blue Water Bridge fine-tuning automated boothsmove through U.S. border checks, high summer traffic volumes, and the level of
Blue Water Bridge fine-tuning automated booths
Sarnia Observer / Posted 2 days ago
move through U.S. border checks, high summer traffic volumes, and the level of truck traffic on the original span where the Michigan Department of Transportation is carrying out maintenance this summer. Girard said staff on both sides of the bridge... Read more
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The Mining Journal
City to host public hearing on hospital roadway projectUniversity Olson Library, 1401 Presque Isle Ave., Marquette; Peter White Public
City to host public hearing on hospital roadway project
The Mining Journal / Posted 2 days ago
University Olson Library, 1401 Presque Isle Ave., Marquette; Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St., Marquette; Michigan Department of Transportation - Transportation Service Center, 100 S. Westwood Drive, Ishpeming. The document, along... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Auditor cites MDOT improvement in enforcing warrantiesLANSING — The Michigan Department of Transportation is doing a better job in ma
Auditor cites MDOT improvement in enforcing warranties
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
LANSING — The Michigan Department of Transportation is doing a better job in making sure highway contractors comply with warranties requiring them to pay to fix roads that break up or develop other problems soon after they are built, Michigan’s... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
'Extreme' number of crashes - 6 in 14 days - calls for more safety on I-196repairing the overpass. Traffic in both directions merges into one lane. Now,
'Extreme' number of crashes - 6 in 14 days - calls for more safety on I-196
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 days ago
repairing the overpass. Traffic in both directions merges into one lane. Now, the Saugatuck Township Fire Chief is asking Michigan Department of Transportation to improve signage to warn drivers. The fire chief says some drivers are not ready for... Read more
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MLive.com
Eastbound I-94 driver blinded by morning sun collides with semisemi-tractor trailer driver was uninjured. Both vehicles had to be towed from
Eastbound I-94 driver blinded by morning sun collides with semi
MLive.com / Posted 3 days ago
semi-tractor trailer driver was uninjured. Both vehicles had to be towed from the scene. Troopers were assisted by the Lawrence Fire department, Van Buren EMS, and Michigan Department of Transportation mowing crews who w... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
State of Michigan approves $17M loan for Willow Run mobility centerof Michigan North Campus. Mcity, which opened a year ago, cost about $10 millio
State of Michigan approves $17M loan for Willow Run mobility center
Detroit Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
of Michigan North Campus. Mcity, which opened a year ago, cost about $10 million, funded by U-M, $3 million from the Michigan Department of Transportation and $1 million over three years from each of 15 companies known as the Leadership... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Commission covers lots of groundcost for the ittle Bay de Noc Non-motorized Trail is estimated at $1.5 million
Commission covers lots of ground
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
cost for the ittle Bay de Noc Non-motorized Trail is estimated at $1.5 million and will be funded by various sources. The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) plans to fund $1.1 million, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR)... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
MDOT to begin demolishing bridges near I-96, U.S. 23A slew of nighttime lane and ramp closures are coming this week as the Michigan
MDOT to begin demolishing bridges near I-96, U.S. 23
Detroit Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
A slew of nighttime lane and ramp closures are coming this week as the Michigan Department of Transportation starts to demolish old bridges at the interchange between Interstate 96 and U.S. 23 in Brighton. The interchange has been a massive work... Read more
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MLive.com
100-old route along Lake Michigan designated as historic bywaythe West Michigan Pike, the state's newest Pure Michigan Byway. Representative
100-old route along Lake Michigan designated as historic byway
MLive.com / Posted 4 days ago
the West Michigan Pike, the state's newest Pure Michigan Byway. Representatives from the Michigan Beachtowns Association, Michigan Department of Transportation and Travel Michigan all took part in the short ceremony held at Muskegon's Heritage... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
EB I-696 closed at Lodge in Southfield; trooper hurtstruck by another vehicle while sitting inside his cruiser. The trooper was ta
EB I-696 closed at Lodge in Southfield; trooper hurt
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 4 days ago
struck by another vehicle while sitting inside his cruiser. The trooper was taken to a the hospital for treatment. The Michigan Department of Transportation warns drivers to expect delays and avoid the area, if possible. Trooper is being... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
EB I-696 closed at Lodge in Southfield; trooper hurtstruck by another vehicle while sitting inside his cruiser. The trooper was ta
EB I-696 closed at Lodge in Southfield; trooper hurt
Detroit Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
struck by another vehicle while sitting inside his cruiser. The trooper was taken to a the hospital for treatment. The Michigan Department of Transportation warns drivers to expect delays and avoid the area, if possible. Read or Share this... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
All lanes open after truck crash on Rouge River bridgethe crash occurred after he was cut off by a car. All lanes were open Monday a
All lanes open after truck crash on Rouge River bridge
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 4 days ago
the crash occurred after he was cut off by a car. All lanes were open Monday ahead of the morning rush hour period. The Michigan Department of Transportation spokeswoman said one lane of traffic had been closed Sunday afternoon as workers... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
All lanes open after truck crash on Rouge River bridgethe crash occurred after he was cut off by a car. All lanes were open Monday a
All lanes open after truck crash on Rouge River bridge
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 4 days ago
the crash occurred after he was cut off by a car. All lanes were open Monday ahead of the morning rush hour period. The Michigan Department of Transportation spokeswoman said one lane of traffic had been closed Sunday afternoon as workers... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
All lanes open after truck crash on Rouge River bridgethe crash occurred after he was cut off by a car. All lanes were open Monday a
All lanes open after truck crash on Rouge River bridge
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
the crash occurred after he was cut off by a car. All lanes were open Monday ahead of the morning rush hour period. The Michigan Department of Transportation spokeswoman said one lane of traffic had been closed Sunday afternoon as workers... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
All lanes open after truck crash on Rouge River bridgethe crash occurred after he was cut off by a car. All lanes were open Monday a
All lanes open after truck crash on Rouge River bridge
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 4 days ago
the crash occurred after he was cut off by a car. All lanes were open Monday ahead of the morning rush hour period. The Michigan Department of Transportation spokeswoman said one lane of traffic had been closed Sunday afternoon as workers... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Driver sustains minor injuries after semi goes off bridgeDETROIT (AP) — A Michigan Department of Transportation spokeswoman says all lan
Driver sustains minor injuries after semi goes off bridge
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan Department of Transportation spokeswoman says all lanes of northbound Interstate 75 are expected to be open to traffic for rush hour Monday morning after a semi truck knocked a hole in a concrete wall on the Rouge River... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Driver sustains minor injuries after semi goes off bridgeDETROIT (AP) — A Michigan Department of Transportation spokeswoman says all lan
Driver sustains minor injuries after semi goes off bridge
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan Department of Transportation spokeswoman says all lanes of northbound Interstate 75 are expected to be open to traffic for rush hour Monday morning after a semi truck knocked a hole in a concrete wall on the Rouge River... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Driver sustains minor injuries after semi goes off bridgeDETROIT (AP) — A Michigan Department of Transportation spokeswoman says all lan
Driver sustains minor injuries after semi goes off bridge
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan Department of Transportation spokeswoman says all lanes of northbound Interstate 75 are expected to be open to traffic for rush hour Monday morning after a semi truck knocked a hole in a concrete wall on the Rouge River... Read more
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The Alpena News
Driver sustains minor injuries after semi goes off bridgeDETROIT (AP) — A Michigan Department of Transportation spokeswoman says all lan
Driver sustains minor injuries after semi goes off bridge
The Alpena News / Posted 4 days ago
DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan Department of Transportation spokeswoman says all lanes of northbound Interstate 75 are expected to be open to traffic for rush hour Monday morning after a semi truck knocked a hole in a concrete wall on the Rouge River... Read more
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MLive.com
Semitrailer goes off I-75 bridge, driver not hurt despite 100-foot dropA semitrailer went through a barrier wall and off a bridge Sunday afternoon on
Semitrailer goes off I-75 bridge, driver not hurt despite 100-foot drop
MLive.com / Posted 5 days ago
A semitrailer went through a barrier wall and off a bridge Sunday afternoon on I-75 near Dearborn Street, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation. The driver was not injured, but was taken to a hospital as a precaution, Michigan... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Driver sustains minor injury after semi goes off bridgeDETROIT (AP) - The Michigan Department of Transportation reports two lanes of n
Driver sustains minor injury after semi goes off bridge
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 5 days ago
DETROIT (AP) - The Michigan Department of Transportation reports two lanes of northbound Interstate 75 have been closed after a semi truck went through a concrete wall on the Rouge River bridge and fell to the ground in southwest Detroit. Police... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Driver sustains minor injury after semi goes off bridgeDETROIT (AP) - The Michigan Department of Transportation reports two lanes of n
Driver sustains minor injury after semi goes off bridge
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 5 days ago
DETROIT (AP) - The Michigan Department of Transportation reports two lanes of northbound Interstate 75 have been closed after a semi truck went through a concrete wall on the Rouge River bridge and fell to the ground in southwest Detroit. Police... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Driver sustains minor injury after semi goes off bridgeDETROIT (AP) - The Michigan Department of Transportation reports two lanes of n
Driver sustains minor injury after semi goes off bridge
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 5 days ago
DETROIT (AP) - The Michigan Department of Transportation reports two lanes of northbound Interstate 75 have been closed after a semi truck went through a concrete wall on the Rouge River bridge and fell to the ground in southwest Detroit. Police... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Semi falls off Rouge River bridge; driver uninjuredon northbound I-75 and fallen through a barrier on the Rouge River bridge, halt
Semi falls off Rouge River bridge; driver uninjured
Detroit Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
on northbound I-75 and fallen through a barrier on the Rouge River bridge, halting traffic on the freeway, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation. MDOT spokeswoman Diane Cross said the crash happened about 1 p.m. on northbound I-75,... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Gary Augustas challengers to township supervisor Shannon Price. August is serving as assi
Gary August
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 5 days ago
as challengers to township supervisor Shannon Price. August is serving as assistant attorney general to represent the Michigan Department of Transportation in any prospective litigation over the planned Gordie Howe International Bridge... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Sale of Willow Run site for American Center for Mobility could close next summername them because they are not yet under contract. Mannik & Smith is working w
Sale of Willow Run site for American Center for Mobility could close next summer
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 5 days ago
name them because they are not yet under contract. Mannik & Smith is working with the American Center for Mobility and the Michigan Department of Transportation on both site design and to address right-of-way issues near the intersection of U.S. 12... Read more
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The Mining Journal
New traffic pattern for IshpemingISHPEMING?- Motorists In Ishpeming will see a new traffic pattern at the Michig
New traffic pattern for Ishpeming
The Mining Journal / Posted 6 days ago
ISHPEMING?- Motorists In Ishpeming will see a new traffic pattern at the Michigan Department of Transportation US-41 roundabout project. Beginning Monday afternoon the intersection at U.S. 41 and Third will be closed, traffic will enter Ishpeeming... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Storm exposes problem in bridge’s backup systemWeingarten, Michigan Department of Transportation communications representative
Storm exposes problem in bridge’s backup system
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
Weingarten, Michigan Department of Transportation communications representative at the Ishepeming Transportation Service Center, said after the power outage caused by the storm, auxiliary power for the bridge was turned on, and then there was a... Read more
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The News & Observer
Raleigh names new transportation leaderpreviously served as assistant director of public works for San Antonia, Texas,
Raleigh names new transportation leader
The News & Observer / Posted 7 days ago
previously served as assistant director of public works for San Antonia, Texas, and has transportation experience with the Michigan Department of Transportation, according to a statement Raleigh released Friday. Raleigh created a transportation... Read more
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The Alpena News
DDA plan highlights riverfront developmentstreets from the city. He said it would be better and actually increase visito
DDA plan highlights riverfront development
The Alpena News / Posted 7 days ago
streets from the city. He said it would be better and actually increase visitors to local businesses. He said that the Michigan Department of Transportation, which monitors and takes care of several traffic signals in the area, would like... Read more
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MLive.com
Man who punched trooper, led police on 20-minute chase, charged with three crimesa field and the driver tried to access I-96 from the field. "Ultimately, the d
Man who punched trooper, led police on 20-minute chase, charged with three crimes
MLive.com / Posted 7 days ago
a field and the driver tried to access I-96 from the field. "Ultimately, the defendant struck a fence belonging to the Michigan Department of Transportation," police wrote in a probable cause affidavit. Police also had blocked the pickup in... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Businesses feel pinch of Quincy projectAl Anderson, project manager for the Michigan Department of Transportation Ishp
Businesses feel pinch of Quincy project
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
Al Anderson, project manager for the Michigan Department of Transportation Ishpeming Transportation Service Center, said the underground work for the 200 and 300 blocks is finished. "All the underground utilities are in," he said. The curbs,... Read more
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The Davison Index
Construction ahead | July 21, 2016The bridge on Lapeer Road, over I-69, is closed while work crews from the Michi
Construction ahead | July 21, 2016
The Davison Index / Posted 8 days ago
The bridge on Lapeer Road, over I-69, is closed while work crews from the Michigan Department of Transportation work on it. The closing is expected to be in effect most of the summer. Drivers are urged to take an alternative route.... Read more
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MLive.com
As hunting wanes, Michigan must sell itself to a new outdoors generationHe added that the fund now prioritizes recreation projects in urban areas. Out
As hunting wanes, Michigan must sell itself to a new outdoors generation
MLive.com / Posted 9 days ago
He added that the fund now prioritizes recreation projects in urban areas. Outside of the the DNR, Golder said, the Michigan Department of Transportation projects investment of $83 million in non-motorized trails around the state from 2015... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
I-75 reconstruction to start in mid-August, not Julyand widening project is now expected to begin in mid-August, instead of this mo
I-75 reconstruction to start in mid-August, not July
Detroit Free Press / Posted 10 days ago
and widening project is now expected to begin in mid-August, instead of this month. A specific date has not been set. The Michigan Department of Transportation earlier this year had set July as the projected start of the $1-billion project in... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Drivers need to ‘move over’ for emergency vehiclesMichigan Association of Ambulance Services, Michigan Association of Chiefs of P
Drivers need to ‘move over’ for emergency vehicles
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
Michigan Association of Ambulance Services, Michigan Association of Chiefs of Police, Michigan Association of Fire Chiefs, Michigan Department of Transportation, Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning, Michigan Sheriffs' Association, Michigan... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Construction projects on I-696, I-75, Telegraph underwayThree new construction projects affecting Oakland County motorists began Monday
Construction projects on I-696, I-75, Telegraph underway
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
Three new construction projects affecting Oakland County motorists began Monday, July 18. The Michigan Department of Transportation says these projects are underway: � The right lane of west I-696 from Couzens Road to I-75 will be closed, as well... Read more
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The Coldwater Daily Reporter
Major summer road work beginsof local roads, paid for by the townships with other funding.Branch County will
Major summer road work begins
The Coldwater Daily Reporter / Posted 11 days ago
of local roads, paid for by the townships with other funding.Branch County will use federal funds, in cooperation with the Michigan Department of Transportation, for a private contractor to “put ultra-thin overlays” on three roads. This will cover... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Events mark improvements to western Michigan trail systemand picnic areas. It connects the communities of Hart, Mears, Shelby, New Era,
Events mark improvements to western Michigan trail system
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 11 days ago
and picnic areas. It connects the communities of Hart, Mears, Shelby, New Era, Rothbury and Montague. The DNR and the Michigan Department of Transportation rebuilt the trail from Hart to Montague. Enhancements included safety improvements,... Read more
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