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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
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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.


MSU tiny house photo
April Van Buren / WKAR

Some MSU students are thinking big and building small with the campus's first tiny house. We talk to Tiffany Pupa about the "Sparty's Cabin" being built inside the MSU Surplus Center.

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The National Association of Women in Construction, or NAWIC, has built a support network of more than 140 chapters around the world to assist women in the largely male-dominated construction fields. The organization was founded in 1953 by 16 women working in the construction industry in Fort Worth, Texas. NAWIC’s Lansing chapter became Michigan’s first in 1971.

EL Official Updates Damage to 'Lofts' Site

Jun 19, 2012
WKAR file photo

East Lansing officials say a damaged downtown development will need more repairs than originally thought.