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Construction and Marijuana
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The Latest on Michigan ballot initiatives (all times local):


Stack of Paper
Jonathan Joseph Bondhus / Wikimedia Commons

Michigan's elections bureau says enough signatures have been gathered for ballot initiatives to legalize marijuana for recreational use and repeal a law requiring higher wages on state construction projects.

Gerald R. Ford International Airport
Gerald R. Ford International Airport

Gerald R. Ford International Airport in western Michigan has started work on a $30 million project to repair the area where aircraft are parked, loaded and refueled.

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A Michigan bridge is closing for three months to undergo repairs costing $1.45 million. Independence Bridge in Bay City will close next month so crews can replace the bascule span deck grating, span stringers and sidewalks, the Bay City Times reported . 

The view of the parking lot along Albert Ave., facing south.
Katie Cook / WKAR-MSU

Walking along Grand River Ave. in downtown East Lansing, there’s so much construction going on, it’s hard to keep up with what all of it is for.

 

 


mlive.com

A disastrous Detroit-area jail project won't be revived.

Construction Cones
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Officials say a $90 million construction project will shut down a busy stretch of Interstate 696 in the Detroit area for part of 2018.

Road
WKAR File Photo

Authorities have released the name of a 45-year-old man who died after a tire on a large front-end loader apparently exploded in southwestern Michigan.

Road
WKAR File Photo / WKAR-MSU

Authorities say a 45-year-old man has died after a tire on a large front-end loader apparently exploded in southwestern Michigan.

Road Cone
mlive.com

A 48-year-old Detroit-area man has been arraigned in the death of one Wayne County road repair worker and injury to another who were struck by a truck while patching pavement.

Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

Construction crews in western Michigan have uncovered a centuries-old road beneath a roadbed.

View of Ormond Park from the Groesbeck Golf Course parking lot.
Naina Rao / WKAR-MSU

An Ingham County Circuit Court Judge has continued his temporary restraining order in the matter of Ormond Park. 


Consumer's energy
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Construction of a new Consumers Energy wind turbine project is taking place.

Trowbridge Road Closing Lanes for Construction

May 31, 2017
Road Closing
Scott Skyes / IPF Alerts

The right lane of eastbound Trowbridge Road will be closed from Wednesday, May 31 through Friday, June 2. The City of East Lansing will excavate the lane to repair the sewer lines that lay beneath the road.

demolition photo
Michael Gaida / Pixabay

How might the state recycle more home construction materials, especially given the number of blighted homes here? Two Spartans, a researcher and a faculty member, discuss the challenges and benefits of a stronger effort.


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