Items Tagged with 'MDOT'


Driverless shuttles gain steam in Michigan

Officials say riders’ greatest complaint is music to their ears.

December 27, 2019
After Michiganders tested the first wave of driverless buses, the greatest gripe was the lack of music. Read More

Project Elevate preps airport for growth

Three-phase plan will add gates, expand concourse, move air traffic control tower.

August 30, 2019
Through a new three-phase development project, the Gerald R. Ford International Airport is preparing for continued growth of service and operations. Read More

Construction aims to clear Medical Mile congestion

Expected to finish in July, Division Avenue will see a new westbound I-196 ramp.

April 12, 2019
Construction of a new westbound I-196 ramp aims to give downtown drivers more flexibility when leaving downtown and clear up congestion along Medical Mile. Read More

Rail service could link GR, Holland

With feasibility study done, partners’ next challenge is to gauge expected ridership.

November 9, 2018
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) A commuter train service could be in West Michigan’s future. Read More

Companies investing $105M in operations and creating 262 jobs

February 15, 2018
Two companies in the region are planning to expand their operations and workforces — after a number of improvements to nearby roadways. Read More

Grand Rapids is out of running for Amazon's HQ2

January 18, 2018
Amazon has released a list of 20 cities that will be considered for its second headquarters. Read More

Contractor wins industry award

December 23, 2015
A Grand Rapids contractor has won a statewide award for excellence. Read More

City, state eye Medical Mile ramp work

December 23, 2015
The gateway to downtown from I-196 is in line for some major improvements. Read More

Lawmakers eye higher speed limits

LANSING — A new package of bills could result in higher speed limits on state roads across Michigan. Read More

Roadwork takes Labor Day off

August 29, 2014
Labor Day travelers will be glad to learn most road construction around the state will be on hiatus during the holiday weekend. Read More