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.
Drivers will want to avoid the major highway this weekend as road crews will completely shut down all lanes from 8 Mile to I-696 for two bridge demolitions scheduled. Some ramp closures will remain in effect until the end of the year.
A tree trimmer truck with a crane that hadn't been properly stored crashed into the Savanah Road Overpass Wednesday afternoon, fracturing part of the steel on the bridge.
A new proposal for a passenger train from Ann Arbor to northern Michigan his new obstacles related to the pandemic after test runs were put on hold for the proposed 240-mile line.
The Michigan Department of Transporation is closing part of I-375 in Detroit for emergency repairs.
Today is the second day of no bus service in the city of Detroit. Drivers walked off the job Friday morning because they say the city isn't doing enough to keep them safe when it comes to dangerous passengers.
Midland is getting $25 million in funding from the federal government to help rebuild roads destroyed in the spring storms.
A pedestrian bridge has collapsed near Van Dyke over I-94
Michigan drivers who want unlimited medical coverage for crash injuries will pay $100 per vehicle starting in July, which will be 55% less than the record-high $220 annual fee they currently pay.