6:30 am
Thu July 10, 2014

Bell's in Dispute with MDOT Over New Traffic Signal Near Brewery

There's a dispute over whether the business was notified about the change
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Bell's Brewery's Larry Bell says he is upset that the Michigan Department of Transportation has put a new traffic signal in front of the sign outside his oldest commercial property. Two days ago, Michigan Department of Transportation workers began installing a new traffic signal in front of Bell's General Store.
7:31 am
Wed February 12, 2014

MDOT Director Says Potholes Will Follow Tough Winter

Director of the Michigan Department of Transportation Kirk Steudle says some roadways in "every corner of the state" will be bad
LANSING - Michiganders don't need a whole lot of proof to convince them that this winter has been brutal - jaw-dropping energy bills, dead car batteries and mangled tires, and aching backs from snow shoveling are constant reminders.
6:41 pm
Mon January 6, 2014

Governor Snyder urges people to "slow down, stay inside" during winter storm

MDOT has 1,200 crews on state roads at peak of snowstorm on Sunday
Gov. Snyder on monster snowstorm, frigid temps: 'Slow down, stay inside' While Michigan residents dug out of a massive snow dump Monday, Gov. Rick Snyder said he had a few snow experiences of his own the last couple of days.
6:23 pm
Mon January 6, 2014

MDOT plows continue overnight, some county road commissions remove crews for evening

MDOT's Southwest Region has 90 trucks and 180 operators
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - State highways remain in relatively good condition thanks to Michigan Department of Transportation crews working round-the-clock during this winter storm. "We're still plugging away," said Nick Schirripa, spokesman for MDOT. "Obviously, as long as the snow is falling we're going to be out there."
10:39 am
Thu December 12, 2013

M-DOT delays eviction of homeless people from camp in Battle Creek

Eviction had been sought because of safety concerns
This week's planned eviction of a group of homeless people from a camp near M-66 and Dickman Road is delayed indefinitely.