Bulletins

MITA in the News

Fox 47: What advocates in 2 industries want to hear from Whitmer’s State of the State address

Fox 47, January 24, 2023 LANSING, Mich. — In this week’s State of the State address, we’ll get to find out what Gov. Gretchen Whitmer wants to prioritize for Michigan in the next year. When it comes to issues like infrastructure and small businesses here in our state, stakeholders told
Press Releases

MITA reacts to Gov. Whitmer’s State of the State Address

LANSING, Mich. – Rob Coppersmith, executive vice president of the Michigan Infrastructure & Transportation Association (MITA), issued the following statement following Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s State of the State address, acknowledging we still have a long way to go to fix our roads: “Gov. Whitmer has been an advocate for fixing
Legislative

New Coalition to Address Electric Vehicles and Transportation Funding

Recently, MITA joined the County Road Association of Michigan and several other local governmental groups in a press conference to introduce a new study commissioned on electric vehicles and their impact on road funding.  Throughout 2023, MITA will continue to churn the issue of equitable, sustainable transportation funding through the
MITA in the News

New Coalition Discusses EV Impact on State Road Funding

MITA was quoted in several articles regarding the topic of how electric vehicles should pay for roads, following a press conference that was held in Lansing January 17. Here are links to the articles: Fox 17, January 17, 2023, New coalition discusses potential fall-out of EV us, impact on state
Legislative

COVID Money Can Be Used for Transportation Construction Projects

Since the beginning of the COVID pandemic, the federal government has sent millions upon millions of dollars to state and local governments in relief through the American Rescue Plans Act (ARPA). The money came with some strings attached that became confusing for those administering the money. Updates from the Feds
Engineering

MDOT Contractor Announcement – LCPtracker

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has announced that LCPtracker is scheduled to go live via MILogin at the end of February 2023. The additional login step will be required for all active projects. MDOT has also revised the special provision for PREVAILING WAGE AND LABOR COMPLIANCE SYSTEM, and it
Engineering

MDOT Project Information Sheets Available – Local Agency Bridge Bundling (CRRSAA/Phase II) Design Build

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has posted multiple Project Information Sheets for the Local Agency Bridge Bundling (CRRSAA/Phase II) Design Build Project. Among other project details, the Information Sheets includes anticipated schedule and prequalifications. Click here for more information. If you have any questions, please contact Glenn Bukoski at
Safety

Coffee with MIOSHA

MIOSHA and MITA invite members to share a cup of coffee and learn about the importance of workplace safety and health. ‘Coffee with MIOSHA’ events provide an informal opportunity for members to meet with MIOSHA representatives (consultative and enforcement) to ask questions, obtain information on program services and resources, learn
Membership

Michigan Construction – TRUCKLOAD of books! – WE NEED YOUR HELP!

MICHIGAN CONSTRUCTION IS LOOKING FOR CONSTRUCTION COMPANY VOLUNTEERS TO HELP DELIVER TONKA-SIZED TRUCKLOADS OF BOOKS AND READ TO ELEMENTARY CLASSROOMS ACROSS MICHIGAN! The response to our “TRUCKLOAD OF BOOKS” program was overwhelming! We had over 3000 teachers enter to win and we are giving away 94 Truckloads!! CLICK HERE TO
Events, Membership

2023 MITA Annual Conference Last Chance for Early Bird Rate & MISS DIG 811 Annual Meeting

You’ve reserved your room, now it’s time to officially register. Since this time of year can be extra hectic, MITA has extended the early bird rate. Take advantage by registering your attendees on or before December 30, 2022. Registrations received after December 30, 2022 are subject to the regular conference
Legislative

MITA PAC REACHES ITS FUNDRAISING GOAL FOR 2022!

With the dedication from the MITA membership and a lot of effort put forth by a lot of you, the MITA PAC has reached its goal of raising $250,000 in 2022 having raised over $252,000 thus far. This was made possible by more than 222 donations either one time or
Engineering

Responding to MDOT’s Position on Cement Supply Disruptions

MITA has heard feedback and concerns from many members regarding MDOT’s position on extensions of time (EOT) resulting from cement supply disruptions (MITA bulletin published Thursday, December 8th).  MDOT is requiring a waiver releasing rights to additional compensation to be submitted by the contractor to move forward with EOTs without