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Fulton Street Bridge Closed For Construction in Downtown Grand Rapids Until Late August

It seems you can't get anywhere in Grand Rapids these days without running into some kind of construction. On Monday afternoon, things got even more complicated at MDOT shut down the Fulton Street bridge for construction. It will remained closed until Aug. 25. 

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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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Michigan Memorial Day Weekend Road Construction – 2014

The roads will be packed over Memorial Day weekend in Michigan.

Many lanes which have been closed will reopen for the holiday weekend.

Some lanes will not open.

Check the list of Memorial Day weekend construction projects in Michigan before you go and make your trip a little smoother.

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Lake Michigan Drive Lane Closures Through May 22

The comfort of warm weather comes with a cost in West Michigan.

More construction projects.

Lane closures have begun for a big project on Lake Michigan Drive.

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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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MDOT explains why pothole patches don’t work better [Video]

After a harsh winter Michigan's roads remain full of potholes.

Repair crews are working to fill the potholes, but the fixes don't last.

Why not?

MDOT explains.

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MDOT considers protected intersections for bicyclists – Is it good idea for Grand Rapids? [Video/Poll]

Protected bike lanes and intersections are gaining popularity across the country and the Michigan Department of Transportation has noticed.

Many bicyclists love them, while some think the concept needs work.

Would protected bike intersections be a good fit in Grand Rapids?

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Now That Winter’s Over (Almost), Prepare For the Next Season In Michigan: Road Construction

As the old joke goes, there are two seasons in Michigan: winter and road construction.

The Michigan Department of Transportation has released a comprehensive list of where the orange barrels will be blooming this spring and summer in the Grand Rapids area.

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MDOT to discuss future of US-131 and I-96 on March 12

The Michigan Department of Transportation is planning reconstruction for US-131 and I-96 in Kent County over the next 20 years.

On March 12, MDOT will hold a public meeting to discuss future changes.

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MDOT Wants To Know – What Do You Think Of Centerline Rumble Strips On Two-Lane Roads?

How many times have you been startled by driving over a highway rumble strip?

Are rumble strips helpful?

Should Michigan have more rumble strips?

The Michigan Department of Transportation wants to know what you think about rumble strips.

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Leonard Street Closed Through August 26

Prepare for another detour.

Part of Leonard Street is closed through August 26.

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