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South Lansing Soccer Field
Honda Carter / WKAR-MSU

Lansing officials and community leaders broke ground on a new park and soccer field in South Lansing earlier this morning.

Construction Cones
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More than 150 stalled road projects across Michigan will resume because road builders have agreed to end a lockout of a union of heavy equipment operators.

Construction Cones
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Governor Rick Snyder still can’t build a bridge between a union and a construction trade association to end a road work stoppage across the state.


MDOT MI Drive
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The Michigan Department of Transportation has launched a new version of its construction and traffic information website for motorists.

American Farm Museum and Education Center
American Farm Museum and Education Center / Facebook

Work has begun in southeast Michigan on the future American Farm Museum and Education Center.

Construction and Marijuana
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The Latest on Michigan ballot initiatives (all times local):


Stack of Paper
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Michigan's elections bureau says enough signatures have been gathered for ballot initiatives to legalize marijuana for recreational use and repeal a law requiring higher wages on state construction projects.

Gerald R. Ford International Airport
Gerald R. Ford International Airport

Gerald R. Ford International Airport in western Michigan has started work on a $30 million project to repair the area where aircraft are parked, loaded and refueled.

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A Michigan bridge is closing for three months to undergo repairs costing $1.45 million. Independence Bridge in Bay City will close next month so crews can replace the bascule span deck grating, span stringers and sidewalks, the Bay City Times reported . 

The view of the parking lot along Albert Ave., facing south.
Katie Cook / WKAR-MSU

Walking along Grand River Ave. in downtown East Lansing, there’s so much construction going on, it’s hard to keep up with what all of it is for.

 

 


mlive.com

A disastrous Detroit-area jail project won't be revived.

Construction Cones
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Officials say a $90 million construction project will shut down a busy stretch of Interstate 696 in the Detroit area for part of 2018.

Road
WKAR File Photo

Authorities have released the name of a 45-year-old man who died after a tire on a large front-end loader apparently exploded in southwestern Michigan.

Road
WKAR File Photo / WKAR-MSU

Authorities say a 45-year-old man has died after a tire on a large front-end loader apparently exploded in southwestern Michigan.

Road Cone
mlive.com

A 48-year-old Detroit-area man has been arraigned in the death of one Wayne County road repair worker and injury to another who were struck by a truck while patching pavement.

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