Michigan Department of Transportation

ramp from EB I-96 to EB I-496 photo
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There will be a big transition on the I-496 reconstruction project on Friday.

Greg Losch I-496 photo
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The Michigan Department of Transportation is gearing up for a large reconstruction project on I-496. A public meeting is scheduled Tuesday to discuss the plan.

Lake Michigan
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State government in Michigan is stepping up efforts to boost environmental sustainability by using energy saving efforts at prisons, converting state parks and fish hatcheries to renewable energy, and taking other steps.

I-96, Highway, bridge

The state Department of Transportation has just released a new 5-year plan to maintain and fix Michigan’s roads.

A Lansing-area freeway.
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A company that contracts with the state to help stranded motorists has stopped providing courtesy vans on Detroit-area freeways.


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

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For the first time, Michigan will open special lanes on highway median shoulders to ease traffic congestion caused by rush hour or crashes.

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.

Rouge River Bridge Project

Officials say road crews are on track to finish rebuilding a large bridge over Interstate 75 by the end of 2018.

Flash flooding amid severe thunderstorms and heavy rains is affecting travel in parts of the state.