Thursday, April 25, 2013
Utility work will take place over this weekend on the main road, according to Michigan Department of Transportation.
Macomb County motorists can expect delays this weekend on Groesbeck, as construction will prompt lane closures. According to the Michigan Department of Transportation, northbound and southbound Groesbeck Highway will have single- and double-lane closures between 13 Mile and Utica roads beginning 5 a.m. Saturday until 5 a.m. Monday for utility work. Utica Road at Groesbeck Highway will be closed during the same time. For more updates, visit www.michigan.gov/drive or www.twitter.com/mdot_metrodet.
Monday, March 18, 2013
During the project, which covers 3.4 miles of pavement between 14 Mile and Hayes roads, two lanes will be open in each direction during peak travel times.
Motorists from St. Clair Shores heading to central Macomb County beware, six months of road work on Groesbeck between 14 Mile and Hayes roads is scheduled to start this week. Crews will begin a $13.5 million resurfacing project on Monday, March 18, and the Michigan Department of Transportation predicts the orange barrels will stay out through October. Construction is due to take place in two stages, starting with southbound Groesbeck and finishing with the northbound side. Work will include drainage and utility upgrades, as preliminary signal work has already been completed. Because this is a highly-traveled stretch of highway, two lanes will be open in each direction of Groesbeck during peak travel times. However, multiple lane closures …
Drivers can find which routes to avoid across the state through the Michigan Department of Transportation website.
Before hitting the roads this weekend, local motorists can plan their best routes through a Michigan Department of Transportation interactive map. Mi Drive allows users to explore closures and construction across the state, including the Macomb County area, through its website. It also reflects live traffic incidents like accidents on major freeways like I-696 and I-94 in southeastern Michigan.
Thursday, January 17, 2013
The Michigan Department of Transportation announces construction plans for the freeway in Macomb County.
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Thursday, January 17
Starting next week, Macomb County drivers may experience delays on Interstate 94. Barrier wall work will prompt intermittent single lane closures on eastbound I-94 from Little Mack to M-59 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. daily starting Jan. 21 to Jan. 31, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation. See a complete list of scheduled construction projects for 2013.
Thursday, August 9, 2012
The former Blockbuster, and Manzella's Fruit Market, are among a handful of buildings which are in various stages of redevelopment in St. Clair Shores.
A number of redevelopment projects in vacant buildings are underway in St. Clair Shores. These projects include a mix of renovations, relocations and new businesses throughout which have been announced by city officials and advertising on the buildings. Among the developments in the city:
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Part of westbound Lake Shore Road will be closed Thursday, according to the Grosse Pointe Farms Department of Public Safety.
Construction will close part of Lake Shore Road in Grosse Pointe Farms on Thursday, according to a Nixle alert from the Grosse Pointe Farms Department of Public Safety. Westbound (southbound) Lake Shore will close at approximately 8:30 a.m. Thursday as crews make road repairs that will last about eight to nine hours. Grosse Pointe Farms will re-route traffic up Warner Road and down Grosse Pointe Boulevard. Eastbound (northbound) Lake Shore will remain open during construction.
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
The portion of Lake Shore Road that travels north from Vernier Road leading to St. Clair Shores is lined in orange barrels as a resurfacing project gets under way.
Orange barrels lininig Lake Shore Road will remain as a contractor works to repair and resurface the only stretch of the roadway that is not considered a county road. The project is heavily funded by a federal grant with a small contribution from Grosse Pointe Shores and will allow for the section of the well-traveled road to be brought up to similar conditions that exist in the other Grosse Pointes. Construction technically started June 18, which is when the barrels and other construction equipment began showing up on the roadway. Some residents questioned why the Shores would take on such a large project considering the ever-tightening purse strings. During the last council meeting, Councilwoman Kay Felt said the project may be happening…
Saturday, June 30, 2012
Michigan Department of Transportation is suspending a slew of construction projects across the state to help ease traffic flow for holiday commuters.
The Michigan Department of Transportation is lifting traffic restrictions on 100 of 155 projects statewide to alleviate traffic woes for Fourth of July travels. From 3 p.m. July 3 to 6 a.m. July 5, MDOT will suspend construction wherever possible on state roads and bridges while regular construction lane restrictions will be in place on the weekends before and after the July Fourth holiday. "We urge all motorists to drive with caution through work zones during this busy summer holiday weekend," Michigan Transportation Director Kirk T. Steudle said in a prepared statement. "Be sure to plan ahead, buckle up, and put the cell phone away while driving so everyone gets to their destination safely." During the holiday, the following 55 work …
Friday, May 4, 2012
Eastbound and westbound I-94 will be reduced to a single lane from 6 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
In Macomb County, eastbound and westbound I-94, between 23 Mile and County Line roads, will be reduced to a single lane from 6 a.m. – 7 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday (May 5-6) for ongoing construction. Starting Monday, May 7, eastbound I-94 will be reduced to a single lane nightly from 23 Mile Road to County Line Road. Construction will start at 7 p.m. and end by 6 a.m. the following morning. The nightly closure will continue until Friday, May 11. This closure information was provided by the Michigan Department of Transportation.
Monday, April 30, 2012
A public survey and comment session led officials to the decision that complete shut-down is preferable to lane closures.
After months of outreach–including a public meeting and an online survey–the Michigan Department of Transportation on Monday announced that the reconstruction of I-96 in the communities of Livonia and Redford Township will be done under a complete freeway closure. While details are still being finalized, the 7-mile stretch of the freeway between Newburgh and Telegraph roads is scheduled to close in early 2014. "We put several options on the table for the public to consider," said MDOT Metro Region Engineer Tony Kratofil. "At the end of the day, the results favored the full closure and that's how we will proceed." This estimated $150 million project includes: On March 1, MDOT hosted a public meeting and presented various options, including …