Items Tagged with 'MDOT'


More motorists seriously injured in construction zones

But the state says fewer were killed last year.

LANSING — Serious injuries from Michigan road construction crashes are on the rise, although the actual number of crashes, deaths and all injuries has dipped. Read More

MDOT looks at options for U.S. 131 and I-96

Study is limited in scope, which is disappointing to some.

March 28, 2014
Earlier this month the Michigan Department of Transportation held two public meetings to gather feedback regarding stretches of U.S. 131 and I-96. Read More

Look and listen before spending on projects that don’t serve public needs

March 28, 2014
Transportation issues are certainly a focus point in regional (and state) planning this year, bringing to the forefront initiatives and plans discussed for almost a decade — and bringing back discussion of old errors. Read More

MDOT plans $15M in roadwork

January 3, 2014
For motorists who have been unhappy with the condition of West Michigan’s roads, help is on the way. Read More

MDOT suspends work zones for Labor Day weekend

August 30, 2013
The Michigan Department of Transportation plans to make travel easier for motorists this Labor Day weekend by lifting traffic restrictions on 96 of 140 projects statewide. Read More

Regional MDOT partnership on the right road

August 9, 2013
Michigan Department of Transportation Grand Region representatives updated Grand Valley Metropolitan Council members on planned road improvement projects for the coming year. Read More

MDOT trying to reduce delays on highways

Transportation agency takes some blame for lack of road funding

August 9, 2013
The Michigan Department of Transportation’s Grand Region, which maintains more than 3,000 miles of state roadways in West Michigan, told the Grand Valley Metro Council recently it has a goal to reduce non-reoccurring delays on heavily-traveled I-96 and US-131 by 10 percent. Read More

MDOT at work: West Michigan sees $100M in road and bridge construction

March 29, 2013
With the condition of the state’s roads and bridges being a key priority for regional businesses, the Michigan Department of Transportation announced it is investing $100 million this summer on infrastructure work across a seven-county region in West Michigan. Read More

Metro Council is netting transportation dollars

Final tally reaches $274M in two-plus years.

February 15, 2013
Grand Valley Metro Council Transportation Director Abed Itani said the agency has been able to get a good share of transportation funding over the last two-plus fiscal years. Read More