Michigan Department of Transportation

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Name: Michigan Department of Transportation
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Part of M-46 closed in Alma for railroad crossing reconstruction

ALMA, MI — M-46 is closed between Luce and U.S. 127 Business Route (Wright Avenue) in the city of Alma for railroad crossing reconstruction, the Michigan Department of Transportation reports.Work that began Tuesday, Sept. 30 and is expected to be completed ... [Published Saginaw News - 5 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Downtown Grand Rapids freeway ramp undergoing fix, likely to be reopened for evening commuters

GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- A downtown Grand Rapids freeway ramp, closed Tuesday morning after , is expected to reopen with structural fixes by mid-afternoon.John Richard, spokesman for the Michigan Department of Transportation, said the goal is to have the ramp ... [Published Grand Rapids Press - 8 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

New Trail Opens in Delhi Township

If you are looking for a map of the trail or more info on nearby businesses or points of interest, you can visit the new interactive website www.delhitrails.com. Delhi Township says they may soon use QR codes on the trail so anyone with a smartphone can ... [Published WILX - 11 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

MDOT closing Ann Arbor highway lanes overnight for crack sealing

One lane of M-14 in each direction will be closed overnight between US-23 and the Wayne County Line for two nights this week.File photo MLive File PhotoThe closures, beginning Monday night and lasting through early early Wednesday morning will allow the ... [Published AnnArbor.com - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Semi-truck rolls, dumps pigs onto M-37 in Newaygo County

The crash shut down both lanes of M-37 at West Foss Avenue, north of White Cloud, about 1:15 p.m. Monday, Sept. 29.The truck was transporting between 100 and 110 full-grown pigs, White Cloud Area Fire-Rescue Deputy Chief Joe Stratton said, and some died ... [Published Grand Rapids Press - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Amtrak Blue Water Service Celebrates 40th Anniversary

The Amtrak Blue Water service between Port Huron and Chicago will celebrate 40 years on Oct. 1.Amtrak will promote the 40th anniversary event onboard the train with an extra café car, offering more table seating, commemorative gift bags, refreshments, ... [Published Mass Transit Magazine - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Road work begins on Midland Road from Gratiot to State in Saginaw Township

SAGINAW TOWNSHIP, MI —  A project to resurface M-47 (Midland Road) from Gratiot to State began today and should be complete by mid-October, the Michigan Department of Transportation reports.Crews began resurfacing M-47 (Midland Road) from M-46 (Gratiot) ... [Published Saginaw News - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Michigamme Roadside Park honors Andy Sikkema

Contact: Dan Weingarten, MDOT Office of Communications,WeingartenD@michigan.gov906-485-6322, ext. 136 Agency: TransportationSeptember 26, 2014 -- Andy Sikkema spent many years as the person at the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) who hung ... [Published Michigan.gov - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Port Huron center construction hits halfway mark

We also have more stories about:(click the phrases to see a list)Subjects:Places:PORT HURON, Michigan — Construction is about halfway complete on a $5.5 million welcome center for people entering the U.S. at Port Huron.A Michigan Department of Transportation ... [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 2 reports

One Killed as Bridge Collapses on Southfield Freeway

(DETROIT) -- One person is dead after a truck struck a pedestrian bridge, and the bridge collapsed on Friday morning, officials said.A Michigan Department of Transportation official told ABC affiliate WXYZ-TV that a truck was traveling with its flatbed ... [Published WJR - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 4 reports

Truck driver killed after striking pedestrian bridge in Detroit

The driver of a waste disposal truck is dead after a hydraulic lift in the raised position struck and pulled down a pedestrian bridge that crosses over Southfield Freeway in Detroit on Friday morning, Sept. 26. Police had not released the name of the ... [Published Land Line Magazine - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 2 reports

Driver dies after Michigan bridge collapse

DETROIT, MI - Police say the driver of a truck that hit a pedestrian bridge over a Detroit freeway, causing it to collapse, has died.Michigan State Police Lt. Michael A. Shaw told reporters at the scene that the driver died Friday morning following the ... [Published WBRZ-TV - Sep 26 2014]

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"They didn’t all fall out of the truck, but a few did" Stratton said. "They were 400-pound pigs."
"My job was really to find great people in order to accomplish great things" Sikkema said. "And I think we did that."
"It's really to give our vets a chance to see the fall colors, and for those who aren't vets to salute them and to show our appreciation to them. That's what it's all about" said event organizer Skip Schulz, president of the UP ORV Trail Development Association
“The conversation started with an economic development point of view and asked, "How do we create an environment where we make promises we keep and there is a consistency?” Dunlap said."

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Part of M-46 closed in Alma for railroad crossi... [Published Saginaw News - 5 hours ago]
Michigan Avenue Corridor Pub Crawl and Pedal of... [Published Kalamazoo Gazette - 7 hours ago]
Downtown Grand Rapids freeway ramp undergoing f... [Published Grand Rapids Press - 8 hours ago]
New Trail Opens in Delhi Township [Published WILX - 11 hours ago]
MDOT closing Ann Arbor highway lanes overnight ... [Published AnnArbor.com - Sep 30 2014]
Semi-truck rolls, dumps pigs onto M-37 in Neway... [Published Grand Rapids Press - Sep 30 2014]
Port Huron welcome center construction hits hal... [Published Crains Detroit Business - Sep 29 2014]
Road work begins on Midland Road from Gratiot t... [Published Saginaw News - Sep 29 2014]
Amtrak Blue Water Service Celebrates 40th Anniv... [Published Mass Transit Magazine - Sep 29 2014]
Delta College hosts successful STEM weekend [Published Midland Daily News - Sep 29 2014]
Registration open for 2014 Asset Management Con... [Published Michigan.gov - Sep 29 2014]
Michigamme Roadside Park honors Andy Sikkema [Published Michigan.gov - Sep 29 2014]
Port Huron center construction hits halfway mark [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Sep 29 2014]
ORV 'Run for the Colors' vets ride draws large ... [Published Ironwood Daily Globe - Sep 29 2014]
Crash involving motorcyclist closes I-196 after... [Published Grand Rapids Press - Sep 28 2014]
Lane closures on M-37 planned for road resurfac... [Published Muskegon Chronicle - Sep 28 2014]
Coming Monday: Live chat on Michigan Avenue, St... [Published Kalamazoo Gazette - Sep 28 2014]
3 topics for 2014 West Michigan Policy Forum: t... [Published Michigan Live - Sep 28 2014]
MDOT looking at potential major changes to Stad... [Published Kalamazoo Gazette - Sep 28 2014]
Ridership down at Sawyer [Published Marquette Mining Journal - Sep 28 2014]
Telegraph Rd. bridge may be named after Matt Urban [Published Monroe Evening News - Sep 27 2014]
Week's top stories: Sept. 22-26 [Published Holland Sentinel - Sep 27 2014]
Southbound ramps on U.S. 127 near Parnall Road ... [Published Jackson Citizen Patriot - Sep 27 2014]
MDOT announces M-52 lane reductions [Published The Argus-Press - Sep 27 2014]
One Killed as Bridge Collapses on Southfield Fr... [Published WJR - Sep 27 2014]
Truck driver killed after striking pedestrian b... [Published Land Line Magazine - Sep 27 2014]
Southfield Freeway bridge, truck collision: wha... [Published ClickOnDetroit.com - Sep 26 2014]
M-52 repaving wrapping up, Occidental Highway t... [Published Adrian Daily Telegram - Sep 26 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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