Michigan pushes back start date for M-66/M-55 widening project

The Michigan Department of Transportation said various design and schedule changes have been made in the 2016 plans for the M-66/M-55 widening project near Lake City. The plan is to widen and reconstruct M-66/M-55 to three lanes in Lake City, from Jennings Road to 1st Street. The project is now scheduled to start in late spring 2016 and most of the work will continue after July 4. Read More »

Meeting to discuss I-275 road project in Michigan

The Michigan Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting on Nov. 10 regarding a pavement replacement and bridge repair project on 13-mile section of I-275 in Oakland and Wayne counties. MDOT staff, interested stakeholders and project consultants will be at the meeting to be held at 4 p.m. Nov. 10 at Davenport University, 19499 Victor Parkway, Livonia. Read More »

Open house to discuss I-94 bridge project in Michigan

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) announced it will host an open house Tuesday to discuss a bridge replacement project on I-94 over Pipestone Road in Benton Township in Berrien County. Officials have been conducting a study about replacing the bridges on I-94 that pass over Pipestone Road. MDOT will explain information from the study to the public and gather comments. Read More »

Westbound I-96 lane in Michigan's Ingham County open

The Michigan Department of Transportation recently announced that the westbound lane of Interstate 96 at Williamston Road in Ingham County, Exit 117, is now open for motorists.The goal of the Michigan Department of Transportation is to provide motorists with the highest quality of integrated transportation services to benefit the economy and to improve the quality of life. Read More »

MI's I-96 and U.S. 23 interchange project ahead of schedule

All eastbound Interstate 96 traffic in Michigan's Livingston County is now in its new configuration following recent lane closures. This weekend's lane closures at eastbound I-96 and U.S. 23 were needed so crews could change the eastbound traffic back onto the new lanes of the freeway. Westbound lane closures began Monday night in an effort to complete the traffic switch. Read More »

Michigan DOT reveals survey feedback for I-275 project

Thanks to public feedback in a survey, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has chosen the best option for necessary lane closures on Interstate 275; the survey for public feedback concerned road closure options that are needed for crews to complete the I-275 project next year, and the survey was conducted online from Oct. 2 through 9. Read More »

Innovative warning system installed in Michigan town

Officials with the Michigan Department of Transportation have announced that an innovative warning system will be installed at the intersection at U.S. Highway 131/Intertown Road south of Petoskey.This is the first place where MDOT has used this technology, which will give drivers warnings to help avoid collisions. This location was chosen because of its short sight distance. Read More »

Michigan: New sealants, 'mixed crews' to boost highway-bridge longevity

Improved sealing processes and increased staffing have led to a longer lifespan for state highway bridges in Michigan, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) said recently. The North Region of MDOT has developed a proactive bridge-deck epoxy sealing program designed to make bridges last longer. The new sealing technique also will improve vehicles’ traction. Read More »