MDOT says the extra flex lane is needed because an average of 163,000 drivers travel on I-96 every day.
The American Society of Civil Engineers recently dedicated the Portage Lake Lift Bridge as a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark. The bridge, which connects Houghton and Hancock, was a crucial link for moving billions of pounds of copper mined from the Keweenaw Peninsula to the rest of the United States.
The bridge installation will require closing part of the freeway for a week. It begins in mid-July.
The campaign of reducing deaths in traffic safety zones has been going on since 2000. Since then, MDOT and other traffic safety organizations have worked to raise awareness about the danger that crews face while working.
Overpasses at Gardenia and Lincoln Avenues will be taken down as part of the Michigan Department of Transportation's massive I-75 improvement project.
Even by Michigan standards, this pothole season has been a particularly bad one.
Here are some resources and information on potholes and how to report them in the state of Michigan.
Potholes in Michigan are a feature of late winters and early springs in the state. Here's a simple explainer of how they form.
The project's scope, a complete rebuild of 24 miles of the highway, will take place in six stages over four years. More than a dozen miles will have concrete pavement rebuilt and 65 bridges are expected to be improved.
Major ramp and road closures are planned for the return of road construction on I-75 in Oakland County this weekend.
FOX 2 has learned road construction crews experienced a problem when they poured a section of southbound I-75. Instead of fixing the issue - the transportation department opened the roadway anyway - ultimately leading to the death of two young men.
The unofficial state flower appears to be having a late bloom this November as the orange construction barrels will be out in force on Metro Detroit highways this weekend.
As the construction season begins to wind down, there will be a smattering of lane closures around Metro Detroit this weekend.
From the Woodward Dream Cruise to more I-75 construction, here's everything that drivers should be aware of for the upcoming weekend.
A Department of Transportation van was hit while stopped on I-75.
MDOT receives almost $1 million to repair or replace many of the city's dilapidated bridges. MDOT reps say, "This AID grant funding to further our local agency bridge bundling project represents national validation of our approach."
For the next four years, road crews will be repaving and rebuilding 24 miles of I-275, as well as repairing 65 bridges. The project will cost $257 million.
Michigan is using $3.5 billion in bonds approved by the department of transportation to fund more road construction. People can see where that money is getting spent in a new map released Thursday.
EMILY, which conducts bridge inspections and monitors scour on Michigan infrastructure, was named a "gamechanger" by the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Segment three of MDOT's massive I-75 improvement plan is expected to take until the fall of 2023 to complete.