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VIDEO: Michigan DOT examines Ohio roadbuilding in latest ‘Reality Check’ update

VIDEO: Michigan DOT examines Ohio roadbuilding in...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 30, 2014

In it’s latest “Reality Check” video, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) looks at why Ohio roads are in better ...

Michigan DOT invests $1.1 million in safety improvements with Midland roundabout

Michigan DOT invests $1.1 million in safety...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 24, 2014

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) announced on Thursday that it will begin work on a new roundabout in Midland ...

VIDEO: Watch the 1,000-person process of building a Ford F-150

VIDEO: Watch the 1,000-person process of building a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 03, 2014

Considering the fact that a Ford F-Series pickup is sold every 38 seconds in the U.S., Ford has to churn ...

Michigan DOT, local agencies could receive $100 million for highway damage caused by winter storms

Michigan DOT, local agencies could receive $100 million...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Feb 20, 2014

The Michigan Senate has a plan for tackling potholes left on local and state roads by recent winter storms. Related: Chicago DOT ...

Ford will shut down its truck plants for 13 weeks in order to retool for assembly of 2015 F-150

Ford will shut down its truck plants for 13 weeks in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 29, 2014

Ford announced that it plans to shutdown two of its plants for a combined 13 weeks in order to retool ...

Michigan DOT plans nearly $4.9 million in road projects

Michigan DOT plans nearly $4.9 million in road projects

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 02, 2014

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) and Senator Dave Roberston announced last month nearly $4.9 million in road repair projects. The ...

Boom truck crane topples onto Detroit garage, knocks out power for 950 homes

Boom truck crane topples onto Detroit garage, knocks...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 05, 2013

A boom truck crane toppled onto a garage in a Detroit suburb last week leaving 950 homes without power, according ...

VIDEO: Pickup launches over I-96 guardrail before falling into creek

VIDEO: Pickup launches over I-96 guardrail before...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 21, 2013

Talk about impeccable timing. Just as a man driving a Nissan pickup hauling a utility trailer and riding lawnmower  jumped ...

Michigan court rules right-to-work law applies to state workers

Michigan court rules right-to-work law applies to state...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 16, 2013

After becoming the 24th right-to-work state in the U.S. back in January, a Michigan appeals court ruled 2-1 Thursday that ...

VIDEO: Ford Raptor flies 180 feet over sand dune

VIDEO: Ford Raptor flies 180 feet over sand dune

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 14, 2013

In West Michigan, overlooking the shore of Lake Michigan are the Silver Lake Sand Dunes. For decades, gearheads and truck ...

Skilled labor shortage slows Michigan’s response to growing demand for new homes

Skilled labor shortage slows Michigan’s response...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 11, 2013

After 60,000 of Michigan's skilled home builders were put out of work during the recession, many left the state to ...

Michigan lawmakers sign budget agreement, focus on transportation

Michigan lawmakers sign budget agreement, focus on...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 22, 2013

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and Republican lawmakers signed an agreement Tuesday to set targets for the state’s budget, Crain’s Detroit ...

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