Michigan Department of Transportation

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Name: Michigan Department of Transportation
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Dept. of Transportation's 'Reality Check' clears up transportation myths

In an attempt to clear up misconceptions about transportation in the state, the Michigan Department of Transportation has launched a series of videos called "Reality Check."&nbsp/&nbsp upnorthlive.com photoLANSING -- In an attempt to clear up misconceptions ... [Published TV 7 & 4 - 1 hour ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Belle Isle to remain open during September tech demonstrations

12:37 PM    Modified: April 16, 2014 1:10 PMBelle Isle will not close to the public for four days in September after all.Crain’s reported last week that the state park would be closed to the public so organizers of the Intelligent Transport Systems 21st ... [Published Crains Detroit Business - 5 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Jefferson Road to undergo nearly $1 million in improvements at no cost to Jackson County

COLUMBIA TWP., MI – When county road officials learned in December the state was handing over $3 million  for road projects, it was described as the best “Christmas present ever.”Now the county road department is cashing in on the present.About $990,000 ... [Published Jackson Citizen Patriot - 5 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

US-23 reconstruction work delayed to April 21

AuSABLE TWP.— The reconstruction of US-23 in AuSable and Baldwin townships, which was to begin on Monday, has been delayed for the third week. So said Dan LaFleche, project manager from Elmer’s Crane and Dozer, subcontracted by the Michigan Department ... [Published Iosco County News-Herald - 12 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Mackinac Bridge License Plate Named Best of Year

The Mackinac Bridge license plate has been named the “Best Plate” of 2013 by the Automobile License Plate Collectors Association (ALPCA).The orange, blue, and yellow Mackinac Bridge plate was designed by Michigan Department of Transportation graphic artist ... [Published St Ignace News - 15 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Record snowfall, road projects and more top stories

GENESEE COUNTY, MI -- Good morning and welcome to your daily look at what's happening in Flint and Genesee County.SnowfallFlint broke the record for snowfall just after midnight Tuesday, April 15. It got 0.6 inches of snow, bringing the total to 83.2 ... [Published Flint Journal - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Belle Isle to close 4-5 days in September for conference

Just two months after the state's controversial takeover of Detroit's Belle Isle Park, the state has revealed plans to close the park to the public for four to five days in September for a transportation conference.The park will be closed to the public ... [Published Detroit Free Press - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

MDOT says construction is set to begin in Owosso

OWOSSO — Today, construction is expected to start on M-21 between Chestnut Street and M-52, and on M-52 between M-21 and the south approach of the bridge over the Shiawassee River.The start date is weather dependent, Michigan Department of Transportation ... [Published The Argus-Press - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Marysville seeking grant for 18th Street upgrades

Looking to help with job growth in the community, Marysville city council approved a proposal on Monday to apply for a street improvement grant through the Michigan Department of Transportation.About 300 jobs are being added at the SMR Automotive plant, ... [Published Port Huron Times-Herald - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 3 reports

Construction Delayed For US-127 In Jackson County

(WLNS) - Road construction that had been scheduled to begin today on US-127 in Jackson County has been delayed on week.The Michigan Department of Transportation says work is to begin next Monday.The plan is to rebuild 4 miles of the highway between Parnall ... [Published WLNS - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

U.P. cities get smaller piece of the pie

Local cities and counties are thankful to get some extra money from the state to help restore road maintenance budgets that were depleted by the tough winter we are continuing to have.But what our local municipalities are getting is just a drop in the ... [Published The Daily News - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

MDOT: Rising creek waters prompt total closure on M-120/Holton Road

04142014_M120closure.jpgRising waters in Cedar Creek prompted the Michigan Department of Transportation to close M-120/Holton Road on Monday, April 14, 2014 (MDOT Courtesy )HOLTON TOWNSHIP, MI – Rising waters in Cedar Creek have prompted the Michigan ... [Published Muskegon Chronicle - Apr 14 2014]

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...transportation in Michigan, often repeated, that either aren't quite true or are flat-out wrong," said Kirk Steudle, State Transportation Director. "Getting these cleared up is an important step to having a logical and open discussion about the real problems facing Michigan's transportation infrastructure."
...patched right the first time, and I can tell you from personal experience that's not the case," said State Transportation Director Kirk T Steudle. "MDOT, county and municipal crews are patching them as quickly as possible to reduce damage to vehicles, but a lasting fix will require much more."
"About Wednesday (April 6) we started to see increased in fire activity" said DNR  Area Forest Fore Supervisor Robert Pelton. That afternoon a fire near Paw Paw burned several acres of land, a chicken coop and a pole barn...
"Because of extreme winter and substantial snow that the city has experienced, many have asked about the operation of the new spillway gate this spring citycity manager John Siira said."

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Dept. of Transportation's 'Reality Check' clear... [Published TV 7 & 4 - 1 hour ago]
M-120/Duck Lake Holton Road to open Wednesday a... [Published Muskegon Chronicle - 4 hours ago]
Belle Isle to remain open during September tech... [Published Crains Detroit Business - 5 hours ago]
Jefferson Road to undergo nearly $1 million in ... [Published Jackson Citizen Patriot - 5 hours ago]
MDOT: Temporary signal at Schoolcraft, Columbia... [Published Garden City Observer - 7 hours ago]
MDOT's "Reality Check" examines pothole patchin... [Published Michigan.gov - 8 hours ago]
City residents sue company that rebuilt M-53; T... [Published Huron Daily Tribune - 8 hours ago]
US-23 reconstruction work delayed to April 21 [Published Iosco County News-Herald - 12 hours ago]
$2.1 million project will connect cycling route... [Published AnnArbor.com - 12 hours ago]
Mackinac Bridge License Plate Named Best of Year [Published St Ignace News - 15 hours ago]
School board accepts retirements, fills seat Po... [Published Cheboygan Daily Tribune - 18 hours ago]
State retracts plan to restrict Belle Isle in S... [Published Detroit News - 23 hours ago]
Belle Isle to close 4-5 days in September for c... [Published Detroit Free Press - Apr 15 2014]
Muskegon County Road Commission: flooding, culv... [Published Muskegon Chronicle - Apr 15 2014]
CarMax hoping to build its first Michigan 'used... [Published Business Review - Apr 15 2014]
Bacco wins Breitung road bids [Published The Daily News - Apr 15 2014]
Class distinctions a bad idea at Belle Isle [Published Crains Detroit Business - Apr 15 2014]
MDOT says construction is set to begin in Owosso [Published The Argus-Press - Apr 15 2014]
Marysville seeking grant for 18th Street upgrades [Published Port Huron Times-Herald - Apr 15 2014]
Record snowfall, road projects and more top sto... [Published Flint Journal - Apr 15 2014]
Bids to rebuild County Road 151 expected to be ... [Published Bedford Now - Apr 15 2014]
$2.3 million state grant will pay to rebuild tw... [Published Flint Journal - Apr 15 2014]
Southwest Michigan wildfire danger will be high... [Published Kalamazoo Gazette - Apr 15 2014]
WASHTENAW COUNTY: Road improvements coming for ... [Published Ann Arbor Journal - Apr 15 2014]
Wakefield council hears updates on spillway gate [Published Ironwood Daily Globe - Apr 15 2014]
U.P. cities get smaller piece of the pie [Published The Daily News - Apr 15 2014]
Both directions of I-75 near Dort Highway, sout... [Published Flint Journal - Apr 15 2014]
Wacky weather persists in Muskegon: Snow, flood... [Published Muskegon Chronicle - Apr 14 2014]
MDOT: Rising creek waters prompt total closure ... [Published Muskegon Chronicle - Apr 14 2014]
Both directions of I-75 through Grand Blanc are... [Published Flint Journal - Apr 14 2014]
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U-M moving ahead with $6.5M facility for testin... [Published Green Car Congress - Mar 25 2014]
The University of Michigan is proceeding to the construction phase of a new $6.5-million facility ( earlier post ) for testing connected and automated vehicles; the facility, the schematic design of which was recently approved by the university’s ...
Meanwhile, Peak Symbolism In Front Of GM's Detr... [Published Zero Hedge - Jan 21 2014]
Let's see: do massive sinkholes next to the headquarters of other massive sinkholes, located in a bankrupt city that may soon become a massive sinkhole, qualify for Federal bailouts? From Jalopnik : Oh, what a great thing to happen during the auto ...
Self-Driving Cars Not Ready Until At Least 2020... [Published TechCrunch Europe - Nov 20 2013]
Humans will still be driving cars “for the foreseeable future,” said a Senior General Motors official at a congressional hearing on robotic cars. Nissan has vowed to put them on the road in 2020, but Carnegie Mellon's Raj Rajkumar says humans will ...
Self-Driving Cars Not Ready Until At Least 2020... [Published TechCrunch - Nov 20 2013]
Humans will still be driving cars “for the foreseeable future,” said a Senior General Motors official at a congressional hearing on robotic cars. Nissan has vowed to put them on the road in 2020, but Carnegie Mellon's Raj Rajkumar says humans will ...
Director of Michigan DOT urges Federal investme... [Published Green Car Congress - Nov 19 2013]
Emerging technologies have the potential to significantly reduce vehicle crashes and associated fatalities, according to testimony today by Kirk Steudle, director of the Michigan Department of Transportation, before the House Transportation and Infrastructure ...
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