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Michigan transport dept releases road construction map

Lansing, US: Michigan Department of Transportation, US, released a free map which aims to help motorists locate major MDOT road and bridge projects across the state. The 2012 print edition of “Paving the Way” will be available at all MDOT Transportation Service Centres and region offices.

State Transportation Director Kirk T. Steudle, said, “This annual map gives Michigan motorists a big picture view of major construction projects on state routes. It’s also a time to remind everyone to slow down and pay attention when driving through a work zone. Protect yourself and your passengers as well as construction workers.”

The map also provides detail about construction on state routes in Detroit and Grand Rapids, providing maps specific to these areas of the state. Motorists also can get real-time information about planned and unplanned lane closures on the MDOT Mi Drive traffic data website, along with camera images of major state routes in Detroit, Grand Rapids and the U.P., rates of speed and incidents on Grand Rapids and Detroit-area freeways and statewide weather and carpool lot information.

Source: WNEM