Michigan Department of Transportation

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Name: Michigan Department of Transportation
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Council to discuss ordinance changes

This week’s Ann Arbor City Council meeting will include discussion of resolutions regarding the closure of North University Avenue for a University of Michigan homecoming block party, approval of a state grant for improving routes to local schools and ... [Published Michigan Daily - 5 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Ypsilanti officials to hold hearing on potential reconstructions of Hamilton and Huron Streets

The City of Ypsilanti is hosting a public hearing regarding potential redesigns of roads and traffic patterns in the city during a public hearing Monday night.Residents and commuters are invited to the hearing where discussions will be held on whether ... [Published AnnArbor.com - 17 hours ago]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

M-DOT finishes bridge project in Lowell

LOWELL, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The Michigan Department of Transportation finished a project in Kent County that could change the way bridges are built across the state.The Bridge Slide Project wrapped up Saturday morning in Lowell Township.It was delayed ... [Published WWMT - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Monroe residents: shake mailboxes for winter prep

-Monroe News photo by TOM HAWLEYMonroe County Road Commission 2014Monroe County residents are being asked to shake their mailboxes on Saturday in preparation of winter.Gov. Rick Snyder has proclaimed Saturday “ Shake Your Mailbox Day” for the sixth annual ... [Published Monroe Evening News - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

MDOT spraying along I-96 to limit invasive species

WEST MICHIGAN — In a mad dash to get everything done before the snow starts falling, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is killing invasive plants along I-96.A weed killer called ‘garlon’ is being sprayed on many invasive plants like sumac, ... [Published Fox17 - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Saline OK’s $15,000 for traffic study and other briefs

City moving forward on traffic study for options on U.S. 12City Council OK’d a traffic study contract for $15,000 with Southfield-based URS Corporation to collect traffic pattern data to prep for the U.S. 12 road project slated for 2016.URS will collect ... [Published Saline Reporter - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Rail crossing on M-52 in Chelsea to close Monday for reconstruction

The railroad crossing at M-52 in Chelsea will close Monday for a reconstruction project to support the change to high-speed rail.The Michigan Department of Transportation project will close the railroad tracks at M-52, north of Middle Street, at 8 a.m. ... [Published AnnArbor.com - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Green pushes for 'moveable bridge fund'

State Sen. Mike Green, R-Mayville, recently testified before the Senate Transportation Committee on Senate Bill 281, his measure to establish a “moveable bridge fund.”“This is an issue I have been working on very closely with the Michigan Department of ... [Published Midland Daily News - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 2 reports

Group continues fight against plans to open CVS in St. Joseph

MGN OnlineSt. Joseph Despite approval from St. Joseph Michigan commissioners, there are some strong feelings against opening a CVS on Niles road.Now a group of residents, led by David Snyder, is asking the governor and other elected officials to inte ... [Published WNDU - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Holland area airport authority approves land purchase for new business center

“As of now, the anticipated building uses will be for airport operations such as airport manager, pilot’s facilities, flight waiting area, Airport Authority offices, possible (U.S.) Customs space, and airport-associated uses such as car rentals companies,” ... [Published Grand Rapids Press - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 2 reports

After years of delays and controversy, Troy Transit Center makes its debut

After years of delays caused by political infighting and real estate disputes , the Troy Transit Center is finally open for business.The $6.3 million center will serve primarily as a much-improved Oakland County stop for Amtrak’s popular Wolverine Li ... [Published Michigan Public Radio - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 2 reports

Cheboygan City Manager Fired

St. Ignace Band Director Arrested on Drug Charges St. Ignace Band Director Arrested on Drug ChargesUpdated: Monday, October 13 2014 2:25 PM EDT 2014-10-13 18:25:58 GMTNorthern Michigan's News Leader is gathering more details on a Mackinac County teacher ... [Published 9&10 News - Oct 13 2014]

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"We believe there is enough supply of residents to fill the demand for the redevelopment of the center.”"
"There were some logistical issues with one of the push cylinders last week," MDOT spokesman John Richard said. "They push with 90 tons of force, so they're a pretty specific object."
"We tried to say the state should own it because it goes under the highway," he said. "Because one edge of the weir is in MDOT right-of-way, the other end is in the park; because of the side that's in the park, we became the owner."
...demands placed upon the funds of a county or municipality in coping with a particular disaster or emergency are unreasonably great," the governor "may authorize an expenditure from the disaster and emergency contingency fund to provide state assistance ... when federal assistance is not available."

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Council to discuss ordinance changes [Published Michigan Daily - 5 hours ago]
Our view: Great opportunity: MDOT looking for '... [Published Midland Daily News - 17 hours ago]
Ypsilanti officials to hold hearing on potentia... [Published AnnArbor.com - 17 hours ago]
M-DOT finishes bridge project in Lowell [Published WWMT - Oct 18 2014]
Monroe residents: shake mailboxes for winter prep [Published Monroe Evening News - Oct 18 2014]
What's next for Ypsilanti Township's decaying G... [Published AnnArbor.com - Oct 18 2014]
MDOT spraying along I-96 to limit invasive species [Published Fox17 - Oct 18 2014]
Life in the fast lane might be two-wheeled in t... [Published Grand Rapids Business Journal - Oct 17 2014]
Saline OK’s $15,000 for traffic study and other... [Published Saline Reporter - Oct 17 2014]
Rail crossing on M-52 in Chelsea to close Monda... [Published AnnArbor.com - Oct 17 2014]
Weekend construction, road closures planned in ... [Published Heritage News-Herald - Oct 17 2014]
Bill Schuette asks DTW officials 'to find a res... [Published Metro Detroit Business - Oct 16 2014]
Railroad Crossing Work Delayed Until Next Week ... [Published WHMI 93.5 FM - Oct 16 2014]
Green pushes for 'moveable bridge fund' [Published Midland Daily News - Oct 16 2014]
Group continues fight against plans to open CVS... [Published WNDU - Oct 16 2014]
Closure of railroad crossing on M-15 causes tra... [Published The Davison Index - Oct 16 2014]
Sh-sh-shake your mailbox on October 18 [Published Spinal Column Online - Oct 16 2014]
David Snyder Trying To Block St. Joseph CVS Thr... [Published WSJM - Oct 15 2014]
Marl wants continued focus on public safety, ec... [Published Saline Reporter - Oct 15 2014]
Holland area airport authority approves land pu... [Published Grand Rapids Press - Oct 15 2014]
Take 2: Interchange to close at I-96, M-50 this... [Published Grand Rapids Press - Oct 15 2014]
October and?November are dangerous months for d... [Published Flint-Genesee County Legal News - Oct 15 2014]
Wakefield ponders Sunday Lake spillway [Published Ironwood Daily Globe - Oct 15 2014]
After years of delays and controversy, Troy Tra... [Published Michigan Public Radio - Oct 15 2014]
Troy transit center gets on track — at last [Published C & G Newspapers - Oct 14 2014]
Council OKs review of property valuation [Published Marquette Mining Journal - Oct 14 2014]
Road work to cause lane closures on Westnedge A... [Published Kalamazoo Gazette - Oct 14 2014]
Troy Transit Center opens today [Published ClickOnDetroit.com - Oct 14 2014]
West Michigan Regional Airport land purchase ap... [Published Holland Sentinel - Oct 13 2014]
Cheboygan City Manager Fired [Published 9&10 News - Oct 13 2014]
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Bridge Collapse Results in Near Death Experienc... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 26 2014]
Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford was stranded on the Southfield Freeway on Friday after a truck struck a pedestrian bridge causing it to collapse onto the roadway. A spokesman for the team said that Stafford did not witness the 6AM ...
Technological Disaster - North-America - USA [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Sep 26 2014]
EDIS Number: AC-20140926-45421-USA Date / time: 26/09/2014 12:26:09 [UTC] Event: Technological Disaster Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Michigan Location: Detroit [Southfield Freeway] Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: ...
Detroit Pedestrian Bridge Collapses Across Majo... [Published TIME.com - Sep 26 2014]
A pedestrian bridge spanning a major freeway in Detroit collapsed Friday morning after it was struck by the bucket of a semi truck, sending the driver to the hospital and causing a substantial traffic buildup. The collapsed bridge on Joy Road spanning ...
Detroit Pedestrian Bridge Collapses Across Majo... [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - Sep 26 2014]
A pedestrian bridge spanning a major freeway in Detroit collapsed Friday morning after it was struck by the bucket of a semi truck, sending the driver to the hospital and causing a substantial traffic buildup. The collapsed bridge on Joy Road spanning ...
SAFETY TRUCKS * USA [Published Trucks World News - Sep 09 2014]
* Michigan - Department of Transportation launches new trucker safety program Kalamazoo,MICH,USA - WKZO, by Andrew Green -September 5, 2014: -- A new system called the Truck Parking Information and Management System is now up and running ...
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