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States and Territories: Michigan

Michigan Unveils I-94 Truck Parking Information and Management System - 9/15/2014
The Michigan Department of Transportation has started their Truck Parking Information and Management System (TPIMS) to provide real-time parking availability information to truck drivers along...

New Cargoes Boost St. Lawrence Seaway Commerce - 8/30/2013
New types of cargo have recently been traveling through the St. Lawrence Seaway. In July, oversized heavy-lift construction components were shipped on the seaway to...

Draft Michigan Freight Plan Available for Public Review and Comment - 8/08/2013
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has published a draft Freight Plan and is accepting public comments on the plan through August 7, 2013. This...

New International Trade Crossing Takes Another Step Forward - 5/01/2013
Michigan's New International Trade Crossing has moved one step closer to beginning construction on the $950 million bridge from Michigan to Ontario: obtaining a federal...

Detroit-Canada Bridge Much More than Just Another River Crossing - 7/10/2012
More than 8,000 trucks cross the Detroit border each day, nearly all crossing on a single bridge generating significant delays and producing a transportation bottleneck....

Michigan Releases 20-Year Rail Plan - 2/23/2012
The Michigan Department of Transportation released their 20-year plan guiding the development of freight and passenger rail within the state. This rail plan identifies current...

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