Winter can be rough on northern Michigan roads, and a new program aims to keep drivers safe this winter.
The Michigan Department of Transportation Is looking for what they call “Road Watchers” who would rate driving conditions in the Upper Peninsula. Read more
Great Lakes officials said a ship that sunk more than a century ago has been discovered at the bottom of Lake Superior – and that it is in “remarkable” condition.
A new bike trail is expected to debut next fall in central Michigan.
Officials say the proposed path would extend from Clare to Alma and connect two existing trails: the Pere Marquette and Fred Meijer Heartland trails.
The path is proposed to run more than 40 miles through Clare, Isabella and Gratiot Counties. It would largely run parallel to US-127. Read more
By Jake Neher
The state Legislature returns Tuesday after a two month summer break.
Republican leaders still have some big priorities to accomplish before the end of the year. None are bigger than finding a way to fix Michigan’s crumbling roads.
But it looks like that and other major bills will have to wait until the Legislature’s “lame duck” session in December. Top lawmakers say they do notexpect many major votes between now and the November election.
A national conference aimed at addressing safety concerns for teenage drivers is being held this weekend in Michigan.
The recent use of bridge slide technology over a stretch of US 131 in Mecosta County has attracted national attention. Read more
Gov. Rick Snyder says massive flooding this week in and around Detroit reinforces the need to boost state spending on roads. Snyder says Michigan’s crumbling infrastructure may have played a role in the floods, although it’s too early to tell for sure.
State lawmakers are hitting the reset button on talks over how to fix Michigan’s crumbling roads.
A state Senate workgroup met for the first time Thursday to hammer out a solution. Senators and staff involved in the meeting say it consisted of members offering wide ranging ideas for how to address the issue.
Closure in red, detour in green (Jefferson Road east, Northland Drive north, 8 Mile Road west) and alternate route in blue (M-82 west, M-37 north and M-20 east).
Construction is finding its way to Mecosta County this weekend, but doesn’t plan on overstaying its welcome. Read more
The last two weeks have been good for the wallets of residents traveling in Michigan.
Travel officials say Michigan ranked first in the nation for the largest weekly decrease in gas prices. Read more