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New Fall Freeway Construction Starts Today For West Michigan

One of Michigan's great sayings is "We have two seasons here in Michigan, winter and construction.", and this Fall is no exception.  Starting today, two new freeway construction projects begin in Grand Rapids and Lowell...

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Construction On US-131 Is Here For The Summer

Summer is just around the corner and that means construction here in Michigan.  US-131 looks like it will be a parking lot during rush hour for the near future...

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MDOT Suspending Most Construction for Labor Day

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will suspend construction on 114 of 155 active projects statewide for Labor Day weekend.

See which 41 projects will continue to have traffic restrictions.

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Construction on Southbound US-131 Through Grand Rapids

Prepare for slowdowns as MDOT crews close two lanes of traffic for work on southbound 131 through Grand Rapids.

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238 Grand Rapids Street Construction Projects

The City of Grand Rapids has released of list of 238 street construction projects which cover over 45 miles.

It is a partial list of construction planned for 2015 and 2016. Additional projects are still being identified and prioritized.

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Major Construction Project at 131 and Stadium Drive in Kalamazoo

Reconstruction of the US-131 interchange at Stadium Drive in Kalamazoo began today.

MDOT says the new interchange will be open to traffic in early September.

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Michigan-Fuller Intersection in Grand Rapids will be Closed Two Weeks in April

Possibly the only not great thing about spring is that it marks the beginning of pothole and road construction season in West Michigan.

The City of Grand Rapids announced Monday that a major intersection in Grand Rapids will close for two weeks in April:

The corner of Michigan Street and Fuller Avenue NE will be getting a full concrete overhaul.

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Total Closure on 131 in Mecosta County from August 9 – 14

Traveling north during the summer in Michigan is hard enough, but it's about to get even more difficult.

There will be a total closure on northbound US-131 in Mecosta County from August 9 - 14.

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MDOT: Total Closures on I-96, M-50 This Weekend in Kent County

A bridge demolition will bring total closures to I-96 and M-50 in Kent County this weekend.

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MDOT Suspending Road Projects Over Independence Day Weekend

AAA Michigan says 1.4 million people will be hitting Michigan's roads over the holiday weekend.

Many of MDOT's projects will be suspended to allow for easier travel.

See which lanes will be opened and make plans for safe traveling this weekend.

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Big Construction Project on U.S. 131 in Grand Rapids Starts July 7

Your commute may become a bit more challenging after the holiday weekend.

A major construction project on U.S. 131 through downtown Grand Rapids begins on Monday, July 7.

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Road work on Lake Michigan Drive to be discussed on April 22

Road construction season is getting busier and the headaches that come with it are getting more frequent.

One upcoming project involves work on Lake Michigan Drive.

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