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A Few Less Construction Zones this Weekend

Will you be traveling this Memorial Day weekend? If so, you will not be alone! AAA predicts that 1.2 million people from Michigan will travel 50 miles or more away from home this weekend. That number would be a 2.5% increase from the 2016 Memorial Day holiday and would be the 5th straight year of growth for Memorial Day travel.

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) plans to remove lane restrictions on almost 70% of their road and bridge construction projects across the state. The move is to help holiday travelers avoid traffic delays.

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Heading North out of Grand Rapids this Summer Could be a Slow Journey

The Michigan Department of Transportation released a map of their 2017 road projects today.

If you normally head north on the weekends, it could be a slow go from Grand Rapids up to almost Big Rapids. Three different projects will take place on US-131 beginning in March.

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Crumbling Concrete on M-6 Will Be Fixed this Year

If M-6 is your daily route, some good news!

Since the concrete is starting to crumble at a faster rate than anticipated, the Michigan Department of Transportation announced on Friday that they would start construction on it later this year, according to WZZM-13...

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Snow Plows Go Green In Kent County

When it snows this year in West Michigan, we’ll be seeing more green on the roadways.

According to WOODTV, the Kent County Road Commission is changing their yellow strobes to green on their snow plows in hopes of making the plows more visible...

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Owner of Stolen Trump Sign Leaves Message for Thief in Byron Center

Stolen political signs are being reported across the country and in West Michigan.

The owner of a stolen Trump sign in Byron Center left a message for the thief.

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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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City of Grand Rapids Survey Seeks Input to Improve Bicycle Safety

Spring is here, cyclists have hit the streets and Grand Rapids is aiming to make the roads safer for those riding bikes.

A new survey asks for community input to help develop an outreach campaign to reduce the number of bicycle/vehicle accidents.

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Michigan’s Adopt-A-Highway Program Begins 25th Year This Weekend

The Michigan Department of Transportation's Adopt-A-Highway program will begin its 25th year when volunteers head out to pick up litter on April 11.

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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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58 Speeding Tickets Issued in I-94 Pileup

The Michigan State Police have wrapped up their investigation of the 193-car pileup on I-94 in January and are now issuing tickets.

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Public Open House Set February 2 on Reconstruction of I-96/Cascade Road Interchange

A public open house to discuss the planned 2015-16 reconstruction of the I-96/Cascade Road interchange in Grand Rapids Township will be held on Monday, Feb. 2.

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