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US-23 Shield
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The US-23 corridor between M-14 and Brighton is known as a rush-hour problem. The Michigan Department of Transportation is hoping to alleviate some of that congestion through use of 'Dynamic Shoulders'. One local group supports some of MDOT's proposal, but would like to see something other than these 'dynamic shoulders.'


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The $1.2 billion goal won't be reached until 2018.

I-94 Ramp Closure May Cost Weber's Inn Business

Aug 13, 2014
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The ramp from eastbound I-94 to Jackson Avenue is now closed for about three weeks of repairs, and one of the more prominent businesses in the area expects the closure will have a negative financial impact.

Weber's Inn is located just off the freeway ramp, and Vice President Mark Weber says while their dinner crowd may be willing to go a little out of its way, lunch customers are different.

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An annual state highway construction map is now available from the Michigan Department of Transportation.  

MDOT Grants to Help Make Dexter More Walkable

Nov 12, 2013

Grants from the Michigan Department of Transportation will help improve the "walkability" of the Dexter area. 

A partnership including the village, Dexter Community Schools and the Chelsea-area Wellness Foundation is receiving about $225,000 to help close gaps in the community's sidewalks. 

Village Manager Donna Dettling says there are good routes from most sub-divisions to Dexter Schools, but a few problem areas were identified in developing the safe routes to school planning document.  Dettling says they hope to finalize designs and identify a contractor this winter, so construction on sidewalks and other projects can begin in the spring.  She says the community is thrilled with the M-DOT funding and the planning work done through a great collaboration gave Dexter an enormous benefit.


Ann Arbor-Saline Road to get Face-lift

Oct 8, 2013

Ann Arbor-Saline Road between Oak Valley Drive and Eisenhower Parkway is getting some much needed attention. WEMU's Bob Eccles has a look at the upcoming construction project.