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Detroit Free Press
Vehicle fire closes westbound I-94 at Southfield freewayWest bound I-94 is closed at the Southfield freeway (M-39) in Allen Park and tr
Vehicle fire closes westbound I-94 at Southfield freeway
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 hours ago
West bound I-94 is closed at the Southfield freeway (M-39) in Allen Park and traffic is backed up to Oakwood, the Michigan Department of Transportation is reporting on Twitter. M-Dot suggests using Michigan Avenue (U.S.-12) west to Telegraph... Read more
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MLive.com
Campaign sign season is here, with old time limits unconstitutionalfrom a Saginaw Township official said, "We ask that signs not be placed more th
Campaign sign season is here, with old time limits unconstitutional
MLive.com / Posted yesterday
from a Saginaw Township official said, "We ask that signs not be placed more than 30 days before the election." The Michigan Department of Transportation has several rules pertaining to the location of political signs and requires they be... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Southeast Michigan navigates smart roads, but financing remains uncertain Photo by Michigan Department of Transportation Sensors like these, intended t
Southeast Michigan navigates smart roads, but financing remains uncertain
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 2 days ago
Photo by Michigan Department of Transportation Sensors like these, intended to communicate with autonomous vehicles, are starting to pop up on roads in Southeast Michigan.... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Blue Water Bridge getting $11.8 million makeoverand was renovated in 1999. The second span, which carries eastbound traffic on
Blue Water Bridge getting $11.8 million makeover
Detroit Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
and was renovated in 1999. The second span, which carries eastbound traffic on three lanes, opened in 1997. Jocelyn Hall, Michigan Department of Transportation spokeswoman, said the long-term project is necessary every 20 to 30 years. Crews remove... Read more
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MLive.com
New drawbridge law reimburses Bay City $600K, bolsters city road repairs31, are paid $12 per hour plus benefits through the work agency contracted by t
New drawbridge law reimburses Bay City $600K, bolsters city road repairs
MLive.com / Posted 3 days ago
31, are paid $12 per hour plus benefits through the work agency contracted by the city, the Bay City Times reported. The Michigan Department of Transportation operates the other two drawbridges in the city. Alpena's Second Avenue Bridge costs... Read more
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Mashable
The military is testing driverless car tech in MichiganDriverless car tech isn't just for consumers or the trucking industry. The mili
The military is testing driverless car tech in Michigan
Mashable / Posted 3 days ago
Driverless car tech isn't just for consumers or the trucking industry. The military can benefit, too. The Michigan Department of Transportation and the Army’s Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) announced Thursday... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Township approves preliminary Meijer plansMeijer had agreed to make its portion of the eastern access drive a one-way roa
Township approves preliminary Meijer plans
The Mining Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Meijer had agreed to make its portion of the eastern access drive a one-way road at least until 2019, which is when the Michigan Department of Transportation is expected to reconstruct U.S. 41 and remove the center turn lane to create a divided... Read more
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The Alpena News
TBTA to reduce electric trolleys, modify routesDirector Theron Higgins said there have been "daily mechanical issues" with the
TBTA to reduce electric trolleys, modify routes
The Alpena News / Posted 4 days ago
Director Theron Higgins said there have been "daily mechanical issues" with the buses, which were purchased as part of a Michigan Department of Transportation grant. He outlined the issues during Thursday's TBTA meeting. He told the board that... Read more
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MLive.com
First-ever driverless vehicle test rolls down Michigan interstateResearch Development and Engineering Center, or TARDEC, along state roadways of
First-ever driverless vehicle test rolls down Michigan interstate
MLive.com / Posted 4 days ago
Research Development and Engineering Center, or TARDEC, along state roadways of the technology in collaboration with the Michigan Department of Transportation. Paul Rogers, director of TARDEC, said the testing that includes laptops storing data... Read more
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MLive.com
Eastbound I-94 closed after Sprinkle Road due to crashMI -- A crash has closed all lanes of eastbound I-94 Thursday morning after Spr
Eastbound I-94 closed after Sprinkle Road due to crash
MLive.com / Posted 5 days ago
MI -- A crash has closed all lanes of eastbound I-94 Thursday morning after Sprinkle Road and Cork Street according to the Michigan Department of Transportation. Exit 80 is being used to divert traffic. Details about the single-vehicle crash were... Read more
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MLive.com
Overlapping M-14, Main Street work likely to frustrate Ann Arbor drivers$750,000 project, is expected to start after Art Fair, so late July or early Au
Overlapping M-14, Main Street work likely to frustrate Ann Arbor drivers
MLive.com / Posted 5 days ago
$750,000 project, is expected to start after Art Fair, so late July or early August, said Kari Arend, a spokeswoman for the Michigan Department of Transportation. MDOT is still hoping to reopen the closed stretch of M-14 between North Main and... Read more
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MLive.com
Early camping passes for Electric Forest mean Wednesday traffic near Rothburywill be on northbound U.S. 31 between Montague and Rothbury, although southboun
Early camping passes for Electric Forest mean Wednesday traffic near Rothbury
MLive.com / Posted 5 days ago
will be on northbound U.S. 31 between Montague and Rothbury, although southbound U.S. 31 will also have delays. The Michigan Department of Transportation has indicated that it is prepared for the increased traffic. MDOT also said... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Quincy Street Updateproject is on schedule, and has experienced no serious problems, according to A
Quincy Street Update
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
project is on schedule, and has experienced no serious problems, according to Al Anderson, project manager for the Michigan Department of Transportation Ishpeming Transportation Service Center. There will be a block party starting about 5... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Southbound Lodge closed at 7 Mile in Detroit after road rage shootingportion is closed while officers search for shell casings. The freeway is close
Southbound Lodge closed at 7 Mile in Detroit after road rage shooting
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 6 days ago
portion is closed while officers search for shell casings. The freeway is closed south of 8 Mile, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation, which added on Twitter that the closure could last hours. A bystander's videos posted... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Southbound Lodge closed after road rage, possible shootingportion is closed while officers search for shell casings. The freeway is close
Southbound Lodge closed after road rage, possible shooting
Detroit Free Press / Posted 6 days ago
portion is closed while officers search for shell casings. The freeway is closed south of 8 Mile, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation, which added on Twitter that the closure could last hours. A bystander's videos posted... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
M-50 near Cabela's closed until afternoonsaid. The truck driver was ticketed for running a red light, Officer Meyer said
M-50 near Cabela's closed until afternoon
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 6 days ago
said. The truck driver was ticketed for running a red light, Officer Meyer said. Assisting at the scene were officials from Michigan Department of Transportation and Michigan Department of Environmental Quality. Also on the scene were members of the... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Tennis court bids too highup a reconstruction project on Breen Avenue sometime next month. The city is pr
Tennis court bids too high
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
up a reconstruction project on Breen Avenue sometime next month. The city is providing $77,000 in matching funds for a Michigan Department of Transportation project to repave 0.31 miles of Breen Avenue from Lawrence to Birch streets. - Heard... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Documentary on Portage Lake Lift Bridge construction onlinethe double-decked Portage Lake Lift Bridge in Michigan's Upper Peninsula has be
Documentary on Portage Lake Lift Bridge construction online
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
the double-decked Portage Lake Lift Bridge in Michigan's Upper Peninsula has been digitized and is available online. The Michigan Department of Transportation film titled "Keweenaw Crossing: Michigan's Elevator Bridge" details the engineering... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Documentary on Portage Lake Lift Bridge construction onlinethe double-decked Portage Lake Lift Bridge in Michigan's Upper Peninsula has be
Documentary on Portage Lake Lift Bridge construction online
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 7 days ago
the double-decked Portage Lake Lift Bridge in Michigan's Upper Peninsula has been digitized and is available online. The Michigan Department of Transportation film titled "Keweenaw Crossing: Michigan's Elevator Bridge" details the engineering... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Documentary on Portage Lake Lift Bridge construction onlinethe double-decked Portage Lake Lift Bridge in Michigan's Upper Peninsula has be
Documentary on Portage Lake Lift Bridge construction online
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 7 days ago
the double-decked Portage Lake Lift Bridge in Michigan's Upper Peninsula has been digitized and is available online. The Michigan Department of Transportation film titled "Keweenaw Crossing: Michigan's Elevator Bridge" details the engineering... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Documentary on Portage Lake Lift Bridge construction onlinethe double-decked Portage Lake Lift Bridge in Michigan's Upper Peninsula has be
Documentary on Portage Lake Lift Bridge construction online
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
the double-decked Portage Lake Lift Bridge in Michigan's Upper Peninsula has been digitized and is available online. The Michigan Department of Transportation film titled "Keweenaw Crossing: Michigan's Elevator Bridge" details the engineering... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Documentary on Portage Lake Lift Bridge construction onlinethe double-decked Portage Lake Lift Bridge in Michigan's Upper Peninsula has be
Documentary on Portage Lake Lift Bridge construction online
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 7 days ago
the double-decked Portage Lake Lift Bridge in Michigan's Upper Peninsula has been digitized and is available online. The Michigan Department of Transportation film titled "Keweenaw Crossing: Michigan's Elevator Bridge" details the engineering... Read more
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MLive.com
Proposed Bay City Visitors Bureau building includes observation tower$1.2 million, said Sara Dimitroff, who works in the city's economic development
Proposed Bay City Visitors Bureau building includes observation tower
MLive.com / Posted 7 days ago
$1.2 million, said Sara Dimitroff, who works in the city's economic development office. She said the city would go after a Michigan Department of Transportation grant to fund as much of the project as possible. Commissioner David Terrasi, 2nd... Read more
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Al.com
Michigan man who rented severed, infected heads denied release from jail pending trialCounty Jail, a nearly four-hour round-trip drive for his Detroit-based attorney
Michigan man who rented severed, infected heads denied release from jail pending trial
Al.com / Posted 7 days ago
County Jail, a nearly four-hour round-trip drive for his Detroit-based attorney. Rathburn is being transferred to the Michigan Department of Transportation prison in Milan, located south of Ypsilanti and about 55 miles from Detroit. Arthur... Read more
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MLive.com
Man accused of shooting Detroit police officer and self criminally chargedwere hospitalized for nonfatal injuries. MLive couldn't immediately confirm wh
Man accused of shooting Detroit police officer and self criminally charged
MLive.com / Posted 7 days ago
were hospitalized for nonfatal injuries. MLive couldn't immediately confirm what prior felony of felonies Simmons has been convicted of. There are none listed in Wayne County Circuit Court or Michigan Department of Transportation online r... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Pontaluna Bridge to Hoffmaster State Park reopensto travel to Hoffmaster State Park this summer: you can now take Pontaluna Road
Pontaluna Bridge to Hoffmaster State Park reopens
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 7 days ago
to travel to Hoffmaster State Park this summer: you can now take Pontaluna Road from Fruitport to the park after the Michigan Department of Transportation finished work on the bridge over U.S. 31. The bridge closed in early April so MDOT... Read more
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MLive.com
Man who rented severed, infected heads denied release from jail pending trialCounty Jail, a nearly four-hour round-trip drive for his Detroit-based attorney
Man who rented severed, infected heads denied release from jail pending trial
MLive.com / Posted 7 days ago
County Jail, a nearly four-hour round-trip drive for his Detroit-based attorney. Rathburn is being transferred to the Michigan Department of Transportation prison in Milan, located south of Ypsilanti and about 55 miles from Detroit. Arthur... Read more
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MLive.com
Visitors Bureau will unveil plans for permanent Bay City riverfront officecould bring that part of the city back to life a bit," she said. One potential
Visitors Bureau will unveil plans for permanent Bay City riverfront office
MLive.com / Posted 9 days ago
could bring that part of the city back to life a bit," she said. One potential challenge with the project is that the Michigan Department of Transportation owns a portion of that land, Dimitroff said. "In our talks with MDOT, they've told us... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Work on Ishpeming roundabout continuesAccording to a Michigan Department of Transportation press release, eastbound a
Work on Ishpeming roundabout continues
The Mining Journal / Posted 9 days ago
According to a Michigan Department of Transportation press release, eastbound and westbound U.S. 41 traffic will shift to the north side of the highway using the north half of the new roundabout. The intersection of Second Street and U.S. 41 on the... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Group aims to promote Rapid Riverhas been discussion of a possible farmer's market being established. In additio
Group aims to promote Rapid River
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 10 days ago
has been discussion of a possible farmer's market being established. In addition, the association wants to work with the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) to create more signs for food, gas, and lodging in Rapid River. Ryan said most... Read more
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Detroit Tigers
Tigers Homestand Highlightsrecommend tuning to WWJ 950 AM for up-to-the-minute updates on traffic alerts a
Tigers Homestand Highlights
Detroit Tigers / Posted 10 days ago
recommend tuning to WWJ 950 AM for up-to-the-minute updates on traffic alerts and closures. · Fans can also check with the Michigan Department of Transportation and the City of Detroit Department of Transportation for real-time road closures and... Read more
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MLive.com
Expect delays on drive to Ann Arbor after crash damages US 23 overpassare closed indefinitely after an oversize load struck the overpass and damaged
Expect delays on drive to Ann Arbor after crash damages US 23 overpass
MLive.com / Posted 10 days ago
are closed indefinitely after an oversize load struck the overpass and damaged it Friday morning, June 17, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation. At 6:52 a.m., authorities were dispatched to southbound U.S. 23 for reports that a... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Tribe empowers itself to set speed limits on US 41tribe determined it would be safer to lower the speed limit on the business str
Tribe empowers itself to set speed limits on US 41
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
tribe determined it would be safer to lower the speed limit on the business stretch of U.S. 41 in Baraga to 45 mph. But the Michigan Department of Transportation, which had conducted a speed study of the area, said traffic flows better and less... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Northbound Lodge at Telegraph reopens after fatal crashC. Lodge Freeway have reopened after a fatal crash this morning at Telegraph Ro
Northbound Lodge at Telegraph reopens after fatal crash
Detroit Free Press / Posted 10 days ago
C. Lodge Freeway have reopened after a fatal crash this morning at Telegraph Road in Oakland County, authorities said. The Michigan Department of Transportation tweeted at 10:44 a.m. that the highway reopened. It was closed for about three... Read more
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MLive.com
Highway reopens after fatal rush hour crash in SouthfieldThe Michigan Department of Transportation reported the highway had been entirel
Highway reopens after fatal rush hour crash in Southfield
MLive.com / Posted 11 days ago
The Michigan Department of Transportation reported the highway had been entirely cleared and reopened by about 9:30 a.m. The collision occurred about 7:45 a.m. "It was stalled in the center lane and a second vehicle couldn't stop in time," Lt. Mike... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Watch for I-96 closures, US-131 ramp closures, I-196 lane closure this weekendGRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The Michigan Department of Transportation has a busy week
Watch for I-96 closures, US-131 ramp closures, I-196 lane closure this weekend
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 11 days ago
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The Michigan Department of Transportation has a busy weekend planned for road crews, including nighttime closures of I-96 at Cascade Road, ramp closures on US-131 at Burton Street, a lane closure on I-196, and more. Here’s the... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Under bill, taxpayers not cities would cover road fundingthe cities' share would end. They could then devote their savings to repairing
Under bill, taxpayers not cities would cover road funding
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 12 days ago
the cities' share would end. They could then devote their savings to repairing local roads, under the new law. And the Michigan Department of Transportation would be saddled with paying what the cities had been paying, meaning the ultimate cost... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
US-23 lanes in Dundee back openuntil experts can assess the damage Thursday. The accident occurred around 1:30
US-23 lanes in Dundee back open
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 12 days ago
until experts can assess the damage Thursday. The accident occurred around 1:30 p.m. and the Michigan State Police reported that the overpass has sustained damaged. The Michigan Department of Transportation officials were expected on... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Lower gas tax revenue cuts road budgetRed Jacket Road project includes $375,000 through the Laurium Urban Grant and a
Lower gas tax revenue cuts road budget
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
Red Jacket Road project includes $375,000 through the Laurium Urban Grant and another $375,000 through a Category F Michigan Department of Transportation grant. The funds do not require a local match, Harju said. That project will be... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Asphalt removed, laid this week at Quincy project sitewhile the surface of the 200 block of Quincy Street is being torn up, according
Asphalt removed, laid this week at Quincy project site
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
while the surface of the 200 block of Quincy Street is being torn up, according to Al Anderson, project manager for the Michigan Department of Transportation Ishpeming Transportation Service Center. Anderson said grading of Reservation Street... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
US-23 closed in Dundeeoccurred around 1:30 p.m. and there are reports that the overpass may have been
US-23 closed in Dundee
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 12 days ago
occurred around 1:30 p.m. and there are reports that the overpass may have been damaged. Michigan State Police now have closed the highway in both directions to remove the vehicle. The Michigan Department of Transportation also is on... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
Lanes, ramp to close on I-75 tonightI-75 at the N. Dixie Hwy. junction (Exit 15) in Frenchtown Township starting at
Lanes, ramp to close on I-75 tonight
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 12 days ago
I-75 at the N. Dixie Hwy. junction (Exit 15) in Frenchtown Township starting at 8 tonight through 1 a.m. Thursday, the Michigan Department of Transportation has announced. Posted Jun. 15, 2016 at 2:00 PM There will be a double-lane closure on... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Ramp at I-96 Cascade Road interchange to closeeach night this weekend. While the interchange previously had four exit ramps,
Ramp at I-96 Cascade Road interchange to close
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 13 days ago
each night this weekend. While the interchange previously had four exit ramps, the new diverging diamond interchange will have only two exit ramps. This video from the Michigan Department of Transportation shows how the new interchange will... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Road funding bill would shift dollars to local roadsthe cities' share would end. They could then devote their savings to repairing
Road funding bill would shift dollars to local roads
Detroit Free Press / Posted 13 days ago
the cities' share would end. They could then devote their savings to repairing local roads, under the new law. And the Michigan Department of Transportation would be saddled with paying what the cities had been paying, meaning the ultimate cost... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Magna Seating to add 148 jobs, invest nearly $6 million at Highland Park facilityjobs, thanks in part to a public-private investment to rebuild the Davison Free
Magna Seating to add 148 jobs, invest nearly $6 million at Highland Park facility
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 13 days ago
jobs, thanks in part to a public-private investment to rebuild the Davison Freeway service drives near its facility. The Michigan Department of Transportation awarded a $777,749 Transportation Economic Development Fund Category A grant to the... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Start drive early if you want to get to Beyonce on timefor the QLINE streetcar is continuing on Woodward Avenue, which remains open al
Start drive early if you want to get to Beyonce on time
Detroit Free Press / Posted 13 days ago
for the QLINE streetcar is continuing on Woodward Avenue, which remains open although the work does impact traffic. Michigan Department of Transportation spokeswoman Diane Cross suggested drivers check www.michigan.gov/drive for potential... Read more
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MLive.com
Truck rollover in Detroit prompts hazardous materials cleanup responseramp is closed and expected to be for some time due to clean up," state police
Truck rollover in Detroit prompts hazardous materials cleanup response
MLive.com / Posted 14 days ago
ramp is closed and expected to be for some time due to clean up," state police said in a statement issued about 9 a.m. The Michigan Department of Transportation highway cameras near the scene show crews on the highway ramp working near a white semi... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
People Mover train continued 8 stops after fatal falland William Reising, an attorney with the law firm of Plunkett Cooney, which ha
People Mover train continued 8 stops after fatal fall
Detroit Free Press / Posted 14 days ago
and William Reising, an attorney with the law firm of Plunkett Cooney, which handled the FOIA request. Alexander said the Michigan Department of Transportation, which functions in an oversight role for the People Mover, had given the system... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
One person is dead after a firey chain-reaction crash Friday night on I-75in the crash. Alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the crash. Northbound I
One person is dead after a firey chain-reaction crash Friday night on I-75
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 17 days ago
in the crash. Alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the crash. Northbound I-75 was shut down for more than 8 hours. Michigan Department of Transportation reported the highway was re-opened about 7 a.m. Other first responders assisting at the... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
When will southbound I-275 reopen?video. “Then, the shift will occur and he’ll begin working on northbound I-275.
When will southbound I-275 reopen?
Detroit Free Press / Posted 17 days ago
video. “Then, the shift will occur and he’ll begin working on northbound I-275.” But Diane Cross, spokeswoman for the Michigan Department of Transportation, said the official reopening date will most likely be closer to July 15, especially if... Read more
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