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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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More Than 150 Vehicles in I-94 Pileup Near Galesburg; One Reported Dead [Video]

Both directions of I-94 are closed between Kalamazoo and Battle Creek because of a multi-vehicle crash involving semi-trucks.

The interstate is closed between Galesburg and Climax, WZZM-13, Michigan State Police and the Michigan Department of Transportation report.

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Should Michigan Increase the Sales Tax to Fund Road Repairs? [Poll]

In May, Michigan voters may be asked to vote on whether to increase the Michigan sales tax from 6 percent to 7 percent in order to fix Michigan roads and bridges.

The deal, approved by lawmakers and Governor Rick Snyder, would need approval from two-thirds of the Legislature to make it on the ballot.

Should Michigan increase the sales tax to 7% to pay for road repairs?

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Salt Prices Up Nearly 50% as Winter Nears

There are many opinions on what lies ahead this winter for West Michigan, but we do know that road salt will cost a lot more for Michigan road agencies battling the snow and ice.

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MDOT Suspends Most Road Projects for Labor Day Weekend

To make travel easier, the Michigan Department of Transportation will lift most road restrictions over Labor Day weekend, with 126 of 156 construction projects having lane restrictions lifted for the weekend.

See which projects will remain active.

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MDOT Reports Bicycling Adds $39.1 Million to Grand Rapids Economy

The Michigan Department of Transportation has released a report which says that bicycling adds $668 million per year to Michigan's economy.

$39.1 million of that is generated within the city limits of Grand Rapids.

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Major Flooding In Detroit Closes I-94, I-75 [Video]

While we here in West Michigan were "dealing with" a cloudy, dreary Monday, the east side of the state was getting rain all day long. That rain caused a lot of problems on Monday afternoon and evening and will continue to be an issue on Tuesday morning

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