road construction

Construction Barrels
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M-14 remains closed between Miller Road and Main Street in Ann Arbor for construction.  MDOT says repairs on right on schedule.

 


I-275
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Phase two of the reconstruction of the I-275 freeway gets underway later this morning. 


Washtenaw County Road Commission

Washtenaw County drivers will soon get have another roundabout to negotiate.  Its aim is to help improve safety on the road.


The Ride
Courtesy Photo / therideyourway.org

It's been almost a week since The Ride made major changes to its bus system, and the report is: So far, so good. 


Construction Barrels
Pierce Place / flickr.com

Everyone knows the change of seasons in Michigan means an increase in road construction.  A couple of new projects will likely mean bigger headaches for local commuters.


WEMU

Spring not only brings plenty of rain, but also one of commuters' biggest pet peeves: potholes.

 

M-14
Courtesy Photo / MDOT

You may have seen the signs posted on your commute, but a major local freeway closure begins tonight. 


MDOT

A major construction project will soon disrupt commuters in Ann Arbor.

 

Chuck Warpehoski
Ann Arbor Wiki / localwiki.org

Ann Arbor's city council will have a working session tonight.


Washtenaw Area Transportation Study

The Washtenaw Area Transportation Study agency will kick-off a series of meetings this afternoon to get public input on upcoming projects. 


Construction Barrels
89.1 WEMU / wemu.org

There will be an informational meeting next week on a major construction project planned for the M-14 freeway affecting the Ann Arbor area commute.  
 


Asphalt paving
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Some Republicans in the state Senate want to throw out the road funding plan lawmakers passed in 2015 and replace it in 2016.


MDOT Logo
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The Michigan Department of Transportation broke its own rule on road safety studies.  That’s according to a new state audit.  Jake Neher has more.


Asphalt paving
Wikipedia Media Commons / wikipedia.org

The stalemate over road funding continues in the Michigan Legislature.  Jake Neher has the details.


MDOT

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

Construction
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Southbound Thompson Road between Jefferson and Packard will be closed starting Monday, March 3rd through May 31st of 2015.

The Washtenaw County Road Commission has extended the closure of the Geddes Road and Ridge Road intersection located in Superior Township until mid-September. Construction of the single lane modern roundabout is nearing completion and a separate Media Advisory will be issued once the intersection is scheduled to re-open to traffic. The signed detour continues to be in place directing motorists to use Prospect Road, Holmes Road, Michigan Avenue, and Denton Road.

Construction Barrels
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Road work on I-94 through Ann Arbor starting next month will result in the complete shutdown of the highway in one direction several weekends in the coming months.  WEMU's Andrew Cluley has details.

The Michigan Wolverines kick off their home football season tomorrow, but getting there could be a real challenge for out-of-towners.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.