Michigan Department of Transportation

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Name: Michigan Department of Transportation
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Macomb County flooding damage tops $300 million

The Aug. 11 thunderstorm that dumped between 2 inches and more than 5 inches of rain across Macomb County caused more than $300 million in damages, according to the latest assessment of the storm’s impact.Twenty one homes were destroyed and 750 sustained ... [Published Oakland Press - 4 hours ago]
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MDOT report says bicycling brings benefits

Bicycling is bringing the bucks to Michigan.On Aug. 14, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) released a new report, "Community and Economic Benefits of Bicycling in Michigan."This report is Phase I of a two-phase project that explains the ... [Published Romeo Observer - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Contract to maintain Chicago Blvd. in Tecumseh approved

A five-year state trunkline maintenance contract between Tecumseh and the Michigan Department of Transportation was approved on a 7-0 voice vote Monday by the Tecumseh City Council. Under the contract, the city will provide routine maintenance on M-50 ... [Published Adrian Daily Telegram - 2 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Peters Announces Federal Grant to Michigan Department of Transportation for Detroit Flood Road Recovery

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representative Gary Peters (MI-14) announced the award of a $750,000 Department of Transportation grant to assist in recovery and roadway repair for the Detroit metro area, which experienced destructive rainfall and flooding on ... [Published Congressman Gary Peters - 2 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Metro Detroit to get $750K to repair roads, bridges damaged by flooding

The U.S. Department of Transportation gave $750,000 in emergency relief money Wednesday to Michigan to help pay for repairing Metro Detroit roads and bridges damaged Aug. 11 by rain and flooding.The funds given to the Michigan Department of Transportation ... [Published Detroit News - 3 hours ago]
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Feds give Michigan the first $750,000 to fix flood-damaged roadways

WASHINGTON — The Federal Highway Administration today announced the award of $750,000 to begin to offset the state of Michigan’s costs for initial repairs to roads and bridges damaged by last week’s floods.The funds, which were awarded through the agency’s ... [Published Detroit Free Press - 4 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $750,000 in 'Quick Release' Emergency Relief Funds for Roads Damaged by Rainfall in ...

FHWA 27-14Wednesday, August 20, 2014Contact: Neil GaffneyTel: 202-366-0660WASHINGTON - U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced the immediate availability of $750,000 in emergency relief funds from the U.S. Department of Transportation ... [Published Ein News - 7 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Freeways reopen in Metro Detroit as rainfall subsides, conditions quiet

After brief evening downpours that flooded area freeways, Metro Detroiters can expect somewhat calmer conditions overnight.Through 8 a.m., “we just have a slight chance for additional pop-up showers,” said Rachel Kulik, a meteorologist with the National ... [Published Detroit News - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Pine River Bridge Repairs Delay Reopening of I-75

By Erich T. DoerrAdditional repairs on Interstate 75 near the Chippewa/Mackinac County line will result in the highway reopening being delayed from August to late September. Traffic has been detoured so Michigan Department of Transportation could replace ... [Published St Ignace News - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

UTICA: City using grant funds to improve Auburn Road

The Utica City Council on Aug. 12 authorized Mayor Jacqueline Noonan to enter into an agreement with the Michigan Department of Transportation that will allow the city to receive $200,000 in grant funds."The authorization is part of the many steps that ... [Published AdvisorSource.com - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Flood Costs Grow, But No Final $ Figure Yet

Diane Cross, MDOT spokesperson.Governor Rick Snyder says last week’s flooding in Metro Detroit shows how badly Michigan needs to fix the roads. Heavy rain left some of the freeways underwater for almost two days. Diane Cross of the Michigan Department ... [Published WDET 101.9FM - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Damaged Stone School Road overpass expected to open by week's end

The Michigan Department of Transportation has finished inspecting and reconstructing a portion of the Stone School Road bridge over I-94.The road has been reduced to one lane since Wednesday, July 30.MDOT spokeswoman Kari Arend said in an email that the ... [Published AnnArbor.com - Aug 19 2014]

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"Last week's devastating flooding has tremendously impacted communities across the Greater Detroit area, said Rep. Peters. "This emergency funding will give the Michigan Department of Transportation some of the resources it needs to repair the severe damage to our roads and freeways in the wake of this storm. I will continue to work with Governor Snyder and our entire federal delegation to ensure the people of Michigan receive the proper resources for recovery."
...state until all these connections—key to mobility in Detroit metro area—are repaired," said Acting Federal Highway Administrator Gregory Nadeau. "We will provide the federal resources needed to restore these highways."
"The authorization is part of the many steps that we have to comply with" said Department of Public Works Supervisor Bill Lang
...project in this area in the future, we may look at reconfiguring this intersection to make a four-way stop function properly," Wilson said. "We may also consider a roundabout, if funding is available."

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MDOT report says bicycling brings benefits [Published Romeo Observer - 2 hours ago]
Contract to maintain Chicago Blvd. in Tecumseh ... [Published Adrian Daily Telegram - 2 hours ago]
Peters Announces Federal Grant to Michigan Depa... [Published Congressman Gary Peters - 2 hours ago]
Peters Announces Federal Grant to Michigan Depa... [Published Noodls - 3 hours ago]
Metro Detroit to get $750K to repair roads, bri... [Published Detroit News - 3 hours ago]
Macomb County flooding damage tops $300 million [Published Oakland Press - 4 hours ago]
Feds give Michigan the first $750,000 to fix fl... [Published Detroit Free Press - 4 hours ago]
Several Gratiot County employees receive promot... [Published Mount Pleasant Morning Sun - 4 hours ago]
U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $7... [Published Ein News - 7 hours ago]
Maps shows Royal Oak flood victims near freeway... [Published Oakland Press - 8 hours ago]
AAATA to roll out expanded bus service beginnin... [Published Belleville View - 11 hours ago]
Flood of garbage has Metro Detroit communities,... [Published Detroit News - 22 hours ago]
Freeways reopen in Metro Detroit as rainfall su... [Published Detroit News - Aug 20 2014]
Pine River Bridge Repairs Delay Reopening of I-75 [Published St Ignace News - Aug 19 2014]
Road work to close I-69 [Published Port Huron Times-Herald - Aug 19 2014]
County considers pedestrian and bike crossings ... [Published AnnArbor.com - Aug 19 2014]
UTICA: City using grant funds to improve Auburn... [Published AdvisorSource.com - Aug 19 2014]
Flood Costs Grow, But No Final $ Figure Yet [Published WDET 101.9FM - Aug 19 2014]
Damaged Stone School Road overpass expected to ... [Published AnnArbor.com - Aug 19 2014]
MDOT reinstates multiple-day ramp closures at I... [Published Grand Rapids Press - Aug 18 2014]
MDOT to end M-55/M-65 signal study early, retur... [Published Michigan.gov - Aug 18 2014]
$1 million construction project on Brown Street... [Published Jackson Citizen Patriot - Aug 18 2014]
Our roads are like dental cavities: Ignore them... [Published Michigan Public Radio - Aug 18 2014]
Canton intersections top county's most dangerous [Published Novi News - Aug 17 2014]
CSX repairs in city on track for September [Published Novi News - Aug 17 2014]
Ionia County board approves jail roof project [Published Lansing State Journal - Aug 17 2014]
Packard Road bridge delayed [Published Adrian Daily Telegram - Aug 16 2014]
Off-road trail brings in millions of dollars fo... [Published TV 7 & 4 - Aug 16 2014]
Wayne, Oakland counties tallying flood damage, ... [Published Detroit News - Aug 15 2014]
St. Clair residents drive M-29 road changes [Published Port Huron Times-Herald - Aug 15 2014]
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Flash Flood - North-America - USA [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Aug 12 2014]
EDIS Number: FF-20140812-44899-USA Date / time: 12/08/2014 18:30:56 [UTC] Event: Flash Flood Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Michigan Location: [METRO Detroit regions] Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: N/A Number ...
Guess where this tsunami of money is gonna come... [Published MuskegonPundit - Jun 30 2014]
Part of Woodward to close for 120 days when M-1 Rail construction begins July 28 |Crain's Detroit Business : "Downtown Detroit’s Woodward Avenue will shut down from Adams Street, at Grand Circus Park, to Campus Martius Park for about 120 days beginning ...
Michigan Uses Taxpayer Money To Build Fake City [Published The Daily Caller - Breaking News, Opinion, Rese ... - Jun 26 2014]
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Industry leaders join U-M mobility transformati... [Published Green Car Congress - May 06 2014]
The University of Michigan’s Mobility Transformation Center (MTC) announced that key industry leaders from a variety of sectors, including Bosch, Econolite, Ford, General Motors, Toyota and Xerox have joined the center as its initial industry partners. ...
No money for potholes, but plenty for "welcome ... [Published MuskegonPundit - Apr 29 2014]
MDOT building $5.5M Port Huron welcome center |Crain's Detroit Business : "PORT HURON — Michigan Department of Transportation crews plan to begin building a new $5.5 million Port Huron welcome center this week.The agency says the 7,200-square-foot ...
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