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TRIP report ties Michigan economic health to road and bridge conditions

TRIP report ties Michigan economic health to road and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 22, 2015

The Road Improvement Program’s latest report examining the conditions of Michigan’s transportation system identifies issues with “long-term economic growth” if ...

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 ...

Gov. Rick Snyder signs $1.3 billion plan for Michigan roads

Gov. Rick Snyder signs $1.3 billion plan for Michigan...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jan 13, 2015

Gov. Rick Snyder has signed a transportation infrastructure bill to spend $1.3 billion more per year to help fix Michigan's deteriorating roads ...

Gas-tax increase passes Michigan Senate

Gas-tax increase passes Michigan Senate

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 19, 2014

The Michigan Senate passed a bill last week that could potentially generate around $1 billion a year for the state's ...

Cement shortage could delay construction in Michigan

Cement shortage could delay construction in Michigan

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 17, 2014

Construction projects across the state of Michigan that are dependent upon concrete are being delayed due to a cement shortage ...

Cement shortage in Michigan could delay some construction projects into next year

Cement shortage in Michigan could delay some...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 11, 2014

Construction projects across the state of Michigan that are dependent upon concrete are being delayed due to a cement shortage ...

Flagman caught boozing on the job

Flagman caught boozing on the job

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 16, 2014

Road construction zones are already unsafe enough without bringing alcohol into the mix. Yet that’s exactly what the flagman of ...

Flagman caught drinking, buying booze on the job at Michigan road construction site

Flagman caught drinking, buying booze on the job at...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 15, 2014

Road construction zones are already unsafe enough without bringing alcohol into the mix. Yet that's exactly what the flagman of ...

VIDEO: Should more DOTs use a ‘zipper...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 30, 2014

The Michigan Department of Transportation will be the latest to try out the zipper merge system. MDOT hopes the system ...

Salt prices to hurt road budgets

Salt prices to hurt road budgets

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 24, 2014

With winter right around the corner, cold-weather states are starting to stockpile on rock salt to fight icy conditions. Unfortunately, ...

Road commission worker killed by motor grader

Road commission worker killed by motor grader

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 09, 2014

  A Kent County, Michigan, road commission worker has been killed after being hit by a motor grader at road construction site ...

There are no shortcuts through road construction

There are no shortcuts through road construction

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 04, 2014

Police in Grand Blanc, Michigan, are starting to crack down on drivers looking for shortcuts through road construction. Officers are ...

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