Michigan Department of Transportation


MDOT's Mackinac Island Repair Project Under Way

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is investing approximately $6 million to rebuild M-185 on Mackinac Island, addressing high-water and wave erosion damage on the shoreline. Roughly 4 mi....


MDOT Accelerated Rail Project Wins Engineering Award

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) and Quandel Consultants recently received the highest honor with the Engineering Eminent Conceptor Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC/M) of Michigan for work on the Accelerated Rail Project....


Work Resumes On Michigan's Firesteel River Bridge

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is overseeing a $12.8 million project on M-26 over the east and west branches of the Firesteel River. The work is taking place in Ontonagon County in the western Upper Peninsula....


Michigan's M-30 Bridge Project at Tobacco River Resumes

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) opened the M-30 temporary bridge over the Tobacco River in Gladwin County March 11, following a 10-month closure of the M-30 corridor due to several locations of bridge damage caused by flooding and infrastructure failures in May 2020....


Eliza Digs Along Michigan's $162M I-75 Modernization Project

An innovative $162 million tunnel boring project is well under way with construction crews mining the tunnel as others work to attach the remainder of a 400-ft. long train. The tunnel is part of the I-75 Modernization plan, the largest project in size and scope the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has tackled, which includes the replacement of 47 bridges, including 41 vehicular and six pedestrian bridges, as well as the replacement of two cloverleaf interchanges with diverging diamond interchanges....


MDOT Overcomes Year of Challenges, Delivers Vital Transportation Projects

The challenge-filled 2020 construction season is over. MDOT and industry partners were able to adapt and overcome many obstacles to deliver vital transportation projects and continue working toward the goal of providing the highest quality integrated transportation services for economic benefit and improved quality of life....


MDOT Building Temporary M-30 Bridge Over Tobacco River

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will begin building a temporary M-30 bridge over the Tobacco River in Gladwin County following extensive damage to the corridor during May flooding. Totaling $4.3 million, the temporary bridge is expected to open to traffic in mid-February....


MDOT Researches Carbon Fiber Bridge Components

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) and university researchers have subjected a high-tech material to trial by fire and ice in a quest for better bridge components. Steel has historically been the go-to material for reinforcing and pre-tensioning concrete for highway bridges....


MDOT 'Paves the Way' to Improve Trade Corridor

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is overseeing a $60 million project that will improve I-496 between I-96 and Lansing Road. Work includes reconstructing the freeway and ramps, preventive maintenance on all bridges in the project area and making operational improvements to the entrance and exit ramps at the I-96, Creyts Road and Waverly Road interchanges....


MDOT Begins M-30 Flooding Repairs in Midland, Gladwin

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has awarded an emergency contract to begin debris removal at two bridge locations on M-30 in Midland and Gladwin counties, following a historic flooding event in May....






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