MDOT Press Releases
CANTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. ¬- The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is hosting a public meeting to discuss an overview of a planned M-153 (Ford Road) project. MDOT, Wayne County and Canton Township are partnering up to rebuild M-153 (Ford Road) between Sheldon Road and I-275, including boulevards to eliminate left turns.
DEARBORN, Mich. ¬- Beginning Monday, March 14, work will begin to replace the M-153 (Ford Road) bridges over Hines Drive in Dearborn, between Golfview Drive and Evergreen Road. This $4.8 million project is expected to be completed in late fall.
TAYLOR, Mich. ¬- Starting at 6 a.m. Sunday, southbound I-275 will have one lane open from 5 Mile Road to Eureka Road, along with the majority of all on and off ramps to and from southbound I-275 closed, to prepare for shifting all traffic onto the shared northbound side.
October 30, 2020 - When the ghosts, goblins, vampires, witches, and zombies return home on Halloween night, the clocks will "fall back" to standard time on Sunday, Nov. 1, causing a fright when we lose light one hour earlier. It does not have to be a spooky sight because the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) reminds motorists to watch out for pedestrians, joggers, and bicyclists each evening on the drive home.
October 26, 2020 - With winter already on its way to parts of the state, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is doing what it does every year: preparing. But this winter may pose new challenges for keeping our roads clear.
October 22, 2020 - After two people were killed recently while working on Michigan freeways, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has produced a new video emphasizing the need to think of road construction projects as if they are your own workplace.
On this week’s edition of the Talking Michigan Transportation podcast, a discussion about a new video emphasizing the need for drivers to slow down when driving through road construction projects. Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer talks about MDOT’s “drive like you work here” message and why it is important as more major roads will be rebuilt in 2021. The governor explained her Rebuilding Michigan plan during the Jan. 31 edition of the podcast.