MDOT says that construction will begin May 7 on M-66, also known as Capital Ave. NE, between Division St. and Frey Dr. The 2.5 mile stretch will be transformed from a four-lane roadway, to a three lane road with a center left turn lane and space for bicycle lanes.
Firefighters from several agencies were called to the grass fire near I-94 and Beadle Lake Rd. around 2:30pm Monday; around 7pm a firefighter from Athens accidentally shot himself, causing a gunshot wound to his groin area.
A grant from the Michigan Department of Transportation to fix up a road in Calhoun County is designed to help support economic development. MDOT says in a release that the Transportation Economic Development Fund grant will go towards repairing a stretch of F Drive North in Emmett Township, where Fl…
The Battle Creek City Commission will be considering Tuesday a resolution which would authorize the City Manager to apply for the funds from the Michigan Department of Transportation, for Fiscal Year 2019.
The City says that the projects will be done as part of the Michigan Department of Transportation Office of Rail's Local Grade Crossing Surface Program. 40 projects were approved by the state of Michigan for 2018, with two in Battle Creek.
As of December 12, 978 people have died on Michigan's roadways due to crashes in 2017.
The Michigan Department of Transportation says in a release that in the past week there were 18 fatalities; compared to December 12, 2016, the year-to-date number of fatalities was down by 31.