Union Agreement Wage Rate Updates Effective June 1, 2023

This is a reminder that in accordance with the current Union Agreements between MITA and the Unions below, the following updates will become effective the first full pay period after June 1, 2023. Laborers Road Wage Rates Cement Masons Road Wage Rates Detroit Road Wage Rates Outstate Carpenters Road Wage
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MITA encouraged by Governor Whitmer’s formation of Growing Michigan Together Council

LANSING, Mich. – Rob Coppersmith, executive vice president of the Michigan Infrastructure & Transportation Association (MITA), issued the following statement after the announcement from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer of the formation of the Growing Michigan Together Council tasked with developing a solution for Michigan’s road funding crisis: “We’re encouraged by the

MDOT Issues RFQ for M-39 ramps K & L over I-94 Bridge Rehabilitation CMGC Project

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has issued a request for Statements of Qualifications (SOQ’s) for Construction Manager / General Contractor (CMGC) services. The project consists of rehabilitation of the M-39 SB Ramp K over I-94, M-39 & Ramp B and M-39 SB Ramp L over Van Born Rd, Ramp

Gov. Whitmer Announces Director at Michigan Department of Transportation

Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced that Brad Wieferich will lead the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) as its new director. Brad Wieferich, Director of MDOT “Brad is a smart, dedicated leader that has helped keep Michigan roads safe for nearly three decades,” said Governor Whitmer. “With his expertise, I know
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Roads Lawmakers push for cheaper electric vehicle pilot program (WLNS, 5/25/23) Aggregates May 26, 2023 – Lance Binoniemi | OFF THE RECORD (WKAR, 5/26/23)

2023 Summer Conference Registration Now Open

What’s better than summertime in northern Michigan? Not much except for sharing the experience with fellow MITA members. MITA is excited to be back at the beautiful Crystal Mountain Resort August 10-13, 2023 and we’re hoping to see you there. This year’s event includes golf, a family canoe trip and

In Memoriam – David G Chapman

With deep sadness, we announce the passing of David Chapman, founder of MITA Member David Chapman Agency. David George Chapman, age 87, of Lansing, Michigan passed into the arms of his Savior, Jesus Christ, and into Glory on Wednesday, May 17th, 2023. David was born on May 26, 1935, to

In Memoriam – Nancy Powelson

With deep sadness, we announce the passing of Nancy Powelson, the wife of Martin (Frank) Powelson, owner of MITA Member, Poco Inc. Frank and Nancy were married for 44 years. Visitation Tuesday, May 16, 2023 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM Eineder Funeral Homes-Brooklyn Chapel 137 S Main St Brooklyn MI

MDOT COVID-19 Field Guidance

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has recently issued COVID-19 guidance related to the federal declaration of the end of the pandemic. In the guidance, MDOT rescinds all previously issued construction and construction administration guidance concerning COVID-19. Click here to read the guidance communicated to MDOT’s field staff. Please contact

Survey on Buy America

ARTBA and AGC of America are collaborating on a survey for contractors addressing current Buy America issues. Numerous federal agencies continue seeking industry input as they implement current Buy America policies, so your feedback will help us advocate for you. Please take a few minutes to complete the survey. Individual

2023 Spring Weight Restriction #9

Effective 8:00 a.m. Thursday, May 11, 2023, weight restrictions will be lifted on all state trunkline highways for the 2023 season. State trunkline highways typically carry M, I, or US designations. Weight restriction information and updates may be obtained by calling 1-800-787-8960. For companies located in Canada or New Jersey,

MDOT APCM Forums – May 24th & September 14th

MDOT will be holding two AASHTOWare Project Construction and Materials (APCM) Forums to discuss APCM system status and future process enhancements, APCM pilot project experiences, any contractor concerns with full APCM implementation, and/or any ideas for improvements. MDOT currently plans to fully implement APCM (MDOT’s replacement for FieldManager) this fall/winter