Virtual Meet the Contractor Summit Coming

This is a message from the Community Benefits team at Bridging North America (BNA), the partner responsible for designing, building, financing, operating, and maintaining the Gordie Howe International Bridge project. Bridging North America and the Windsor Detroit Bridge Authority invite you to join our staff for a virtual information session


Many members are asking how the recent ruling by the Michigan Supreme Court, which essentially invalidates the Governors’ Executive Orders (EO’s), will impact job sites. The short answer is: it won’t. MIOSHA is issuing fines to contractors and businesses that were driven by the EO’s and issued under the General

2020 Elections Briefing

Please join MITA staff along with Zach Gorchow, executive editor and publisher of Gongwer News Service, for a virtual elections update on the political landscape in Michigan on Thursday October 22, 2020 at 10:00am, just prior to the November 3 election. Zach is known as one of the foremost experts

Work Zone Safety: Do you Have a Story to Share?

In an effort to continue encouraging Michigan motorists to drive safely through traffic work zones, the Michigan Work Zone Safety Task Force is seeking stories and photos of incidents or “near misses” in work zones. Do you have a story and or photo that you would like to share anonymously?
Workforce Development

MITA Contractors Asked To Support Ralph C. Wilson Grant Application

MITA is in the process of submitting a Workforce Development grant in the coming weeks that will exceed $1.4 million. The funds, if received, will be used to develop a statewide program geared towards educating K-12 students of the career opportunities available in the transportation and infrastructure industry. This program

MITA Seeking Abstract Submissions

MITA invites you to submit an Abstract for Presentation at MITA’s Virtual Annual Conference and other off season webinars throughout the 2021 calendar year.  Abstracts (content/presentation ideas, including a brief summary) that are accepted will be asked to be made into presentations to be delivered virtually, and will also be

MITA Annual Conference & The New MITA Winter Webinar Series

Many folks have been wondering what the plan is for the 2021 MITA Annual Conference. In light of the times, it has been decided that the best option is to cancel our in-person event and instead bring you a virtual experience. The “virtual” conference will still be held January 20-21,

Statewide Poll: Great Lakes Tunnel Has Overwhelming Bipartisan Support

Voters from across the political spectrum support the construction of the Line 5 Great Lakes Tunnel, according to the results of a recent statewide poll. Majorities of Democrats, Republicans and Independents support the construction of the tunnel because they believe it is the best solution for Line 5. In addition,
MITA in the News

Whitmer: MI Clean Water providing $500 million investment for state’s water infrastructure

By Mark Cavitt mcavitt@medianewsgroup.com @MarkCavitt on Twitter A $500 million investment to rebuild Michigan’s critical drinking water and wastewater infrastructure has been announced by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. The MI Clean Water initiative will provide $207 million to improve drinking water quality and $293 million to improve the state’s wastewater infrastructure
Press Releases

MI Clean Water Initiative Statement

MITA MI Clean Water Statement 2020

$500 Million Investment to Rebuild Michigan’s Water Infrastructure Announced

Governor Whitmer today announced a $500 million comprehensive water infrastructure investment in Michigan’s water systems. This is a significant investment after decades of under investment in Michigan’s underground infrastructure. This investment confronts the large infrastructure issues that Michigan faces, such as lead-laden water service lines, PFAS contamination, undersized sewers, failing