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MDOT plans M-52 road work beginning June 23

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) soon will be performing maintenance work on M-52 from Sibley Road north 8.44 miles to the Washtenaw County line. The work, which is scheduled to begin about June 23, could take up to 4 … Read more

Head’s up: MODT plans additional I-94 roadwork

(Publisher’s note: Since a lot of you use I-94, thought you’d want to know about this planned road work.) The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is planning closures on eastbound I-94 closure in the Ann Arbor-area the weekend of Sept. … Read more

New Michigan map now available from MDOT

Although everyone loves Chelsea, sometimes taking a trip away from home is fun, too — especially as the weather improves. The Michigan Department of Transportation‘s (MDOT) new state transportation map is out, just in time to help travelers plan a … Read more

Check out this distracted driving video

In the wake of the first significant snow of the season, and the many young drivers’ who are home for Christmas, it’s time to have “the family distracted driving talk.” According to, 3,092 people were killed in 2010 in … Read more

Here’s your chance to comment to MDOT

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is looking for your comments about its draft “Public Participation Plan.” If you have something to say about the state’s plans for its roads, now’s your chance. “The public plays an important role in … Read more

The latest (weather-dependent) M-52 paving update from MDOT

And, here’s another weather-dependent update on the paving schedule for M-52 and the I-94 ramps from the Michigan Department of Transportation. On Thursday, Nov. 1 from 7 p.m. – 5 a.m., traffic is expected to be detoured on southbound M-52 … Read more

Here’s the latest update on the M-52 construction

Here’s the latest on the M-52 construction project from the Michigan Department of Transportation. From 5 a.m.- 7 p.m., miscellaneous work continues for water main installation and driveway placement prep.  All three lanes on M-52 are open to traffic: one … Read more

U-M, MSU and Lion football fans take note

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is making game day traffic information available for Michigan State University, University of Michigan, and Detroit Lions football fans on MDOT’s Web site at You can find “Getting to the Game” traffic information … Read more