Biden Administration Announces New COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements

MITA is closely monitoring two of President Biden’s executive orders issued on September 9 and their impact on the heavy construction industry. The first order requires that all federal employees be vaccinated against COVID-19. The second requires all federal contractors to be vaccinated. MITA affiliate ARTBA has informed us that
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WILX News 10:MITA recognizing construction workers with campaign around Michigan

 Sep. 14, 2021  LANSING, Mich. (WILX) – The Michigan Infrastructure and Transportation Association known as MITA is putting a marketing campaign together to highlight the men and women working in the construction industry for all of their hard work to improve our roads, sewers and dams across the state even
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MITA Launches Campaign Highlighting Infrastructure Work

LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Infrastructure & Transportation Association (MITA) announced today the launch of a new campaign to highlight the hard-working men and women working to fix roads, bridges, dams and underground infrastructure across Michigan, with the limited resources available to do so. “We’re excited to be launching a

MDOT Project PDF Webinar for Contractors

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) invites MITA members to attend a Microsoft Teams Meeting to discuss Project PDF plan set contract deliverables on September 16th, 2021, from 10:30 AM to noon. The purpose of this event is to present MDOT’s pilot Project PDF deliverable format, as well as allow

Safety Directors Group Update

The next safety directors group meeting will be held at the MITA office on September 28th at 1 P.M. There will be a zoom option available. Some members will be speaking about newly implemented safety measures and procedures that are currently being field tested. MITA staff will be bringing you

Federal Infrastructure Plan Closer to Reality

Several reports over the past few weeks have suggested that Congress and President Biden may actually come to a final passage of an over $1 trillion infrastructure deal. The measure has recently passed the U.S. Senate, and it will be debated in the U.S. House when House members return from
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U.S. Senate approves infrastructure bill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Mike Nystrom 517-347-8336 Aug. 10, 2021  U.S. Senate approves infrastructure bill  LANSING, Mich. – The following statement can be attributed to Mike Nystrom, executive vice president of the Michigan Infrastructure & Transportation Association: “The passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act by the U.S. Senate
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Press Release: National TRIP Report Statement from MITA

June 22, 2021 LANSING, Mich. – The following statement can be attributed to Mike Nystrom, executive vice president of the Michigan Infrastructure & Transportation Association: “While a lot has changed this past year, one thing remained constant: Michigan’s roads didn’t magically improve and we’re still operating well below adequate levels

Safety Directors’ Group Meeting Set for September 28

The next meeting of MITA’s Safety Directors’ Group is set for 1 p.m., Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at the MITA Office. Zoom access to the meeting is available upon request. Greg Brooks, MITA’s Director of Safety and Compliance; and Rob Coppersmith, MITA’s Vice President of Membership Services, will host the

MDOT I-94 Modernization Commercial/Industrial Demolition (CMGC) Project

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) posted a Project Information Sheet for Construction Manager/General Contractor (CMGC) services for commercial and industrial demolition of parcels associated with the I-94 Modernization Project in the City of Detroit. Among other project details, the posted Information Sheet includes anticipated schedule and prequalification. Click here

FY 2022 Informational Meeting for USDOT’s Bonding Education Program (BEP)

The US Department of Transportation (USDOT), in partnership with the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) and the Surety and Fidelity Association of America (SFAA) invites interested firms to attend a virtual informational meeting on USDOT’s Bonding Education Program (BEP) in Michigan to be held on September 15, 2021. Click here

In Memoriam – Dick Doyle

Richard Doyle, age 86, of Jenison, entered peacefully into his eternal home on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. Richard was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He proudly served in the US Army during the Korean War.   Dick started with AIS in July of 1968 and had just completed