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Michigan DOT appoints Van Port Fleet deputy director and COO

Michigan DOT appoints Van Port Fleet deputy director...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 14, 2015

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has named Mark Van Port Fleet as the department’s new deputy director and chief ...

Rare design has crews working inside a tunnel to make bridge repairs in Michigan

Rare design has crews working inside a tunnel to make...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 04, 2015

In a drive over U.S. 131 Bridge in Michigan, it'd be easy to miss that bridge is in the middle of ...

Michigan’s plan to expand and repair I-94 will cost $3B and won’t finish until 2036

Michigan’s plan to expand and repair I-94 will cost...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 09, 2015

The Michigan Department of Transportation is thinking into the future for an upcoming project to expand Interstate 94 through Detroit. Construction ...

Michigan DOT considers using drones for road condition monitoring

Michigan DOT considers using drones for road condition...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 27, 2015

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has been researching the use of drones for investigating road conditions in an effort ...

Michigan DOT opens new welcome center at U.S.-Canada border

Michigan DOT opens new welcome center at U.S.-Canada...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 26, 2015

The Michigan Department of Transportation just opened the Port Huron Welcome Center off of Interstate 94 to welcome visitors to ...

Grass tax instead of gas tax for road funding? Michigan lawmaker calls to legalize “pot for potholes”

Grass tax instead of gas tax for road funding? Michigan...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 25, 2015

A lawmaker in Michigan thinks that marijuana could provide some relief for the state’s ailing roads. Rep. Brandon Dillon (D-Grand Rapids) ...

Michigan legislators propose 2 transportation funding bills after Proposal 1 defeat

Michigan legislators propose 2 transportation funding...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 12, 2015

The major defeat of Proposal 1 in Michigan last week, which would have provided funding for transportation projects via a ...

Michigan voters reject sales tax increase for road improvements (UPDATED)

Michigan voters reject sales tax increase for road...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 05, 2015

Michigan voters overwhelmingly rejected Tuesday a constitutional amendment that would have raised the state's sales tax and increased gas prices ...

Michigan DOT earns Governor’s Award for Historic Preservation

Michigan DOT earns Governor’s Award for Historic...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 09, 2015

Work performed by the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) to preserve Native American artifacts found during the M-231 project has earned the ...

Michigan road conditions on downward spiral

Michigan road conditions on downward spiral

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 20, 2015

A recent preliminary report by the Transportation Asset Management Council (TAMC) shows roads in Michigan are deteriorating at an accelerating ...

Michigan campaign to raise sales tax for highway funding launches first TV ad questioning safety of roads

Michigan campaign to raise sales tax for highway...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 10, 2015

The first television spot by the Safe Roads Yes! campaign aired March 9 to push for approval of Michigan’s Proposal ...

Michigan DOT doesn’t hold contractors to project warranties, audit finds

Michigan DOT doesn’t hold contractors to project...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 24, 2015

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) isn’t holding roadwork contractors properly accountable for warranties on their projects, which puts the cost of ...

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