PAC Donor Spotlight – Florence Cement

This edition of the MITA PAC Donor Spotlight features Florence Cement Company. They have recognized the importance of MITA’s efforts for long-term sustainable infrastructure investments and have stepped up to help the cause and have helped us get closer and closer to our overall goal of raising $250,000 for the

MDOT & MITA to Host APCM Forum – September 26th

MDOT and MITA will be hosting a AASHTOWare Project Construction and Materials Forum to discuss APCM pilot project experiences, any contractor concerns with full APCM implementation, and/or any ideas for improvements. MDOT plans to fully implement APCM (MDOT’s replacement for FieldManager) this fall/winter on trunkline projects. Please consider attending this
MITA in the News

Fox News: Michigan weighs work zones cameras to catch speeders, slow traffic

(FOX 2) – The next ticket you get in Michigan may come in the mail instead of at a traffic stop, according to a bill that would modify how speeding in work zones are policed. You’d be flagged for speeding, the violation would have happened in a construction zone, and the offense would be caught on

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

REGISTER TO ATTEND Virtual Session MS Teams The US Department of Transportation (USDOT), in partnership with the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) and the Surety and Fidelity Association of America (SFAA) Presents FY 2022 Informational Meeting for USDOT’s Bonding Education Program (BEP) in Michigan September 29, 2022 – 2 PM

PAC Donor Spotlight – Anlaan Corporation

This edition of the MITA PAC Donor Spotlight recognizes the Anlaan Corporation. Anlaan has been a long standing, consistent supporting company of the PAC and this year went above and beyond with six employees contributing to the PAC! Several companies have promoted the MITA PAC company wide and have seen

MDOT e-Ticketing – Pilots Needed

MDOT has planned to pilot e-Ticketing during the 2022 construction season, with the hopes of adding the Special Provision (found here) to projects upon request. MDOT has notified MITA that they are still in need of pilot projects to help them better assess the future implementation of e-ticketing based on

MITA Government Affairs on the Road

As the Legislature takes their summer recess each year, it provides a great opportunity for advocacy outside of Lansing and in lawmakers’ districts by MITA staff and MITA members. It can also be an ideal time to showcase all the great work MITA members are doing for our state and

Union Agreement Wage Rate Updates Effective September 1, 2022

This is a reminder that in accordance with the current Laborers Underground Agreement, the following updates will become effective the first full pay period after September 1, 2022. Laborers Underground Wage Rates MITA Labor page MUCG rates
Membership, Safety

Do Orange Markings Increase Work Zone Safety?

MDOT recently has tried to improve worker safety by placing orange markings on eastbound I-96 on their Flex Route project between Kent Lake Road and I-275 near metro Detroit. The markings are placed in the beginning crossover shift and the end crossover shift on the skip lines and right edge

In Memoriam – Mark William Bogues

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Mark William Bogues, owner and proprietor of MWB Contracting, and a longtime AUC member.    VISITATION Thursday August 25, 2022  4:00 PM to 9:00 PM Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home  5929 South Main Street Clarkston, Michigan 48346
Press Releases

Southeast Michigan water main failure highlights urgent need for infrastructure investments

LANSING, Mich. – Rob Coppersmith, executive vice president of the Michigan Infrastructure and Transportation Association (MITA), issued the following statement regarding the state of emergency for Lapeer, Macomb, Oakland, and St. Clair counties following a water main break near the Great Lakes Water Authority’s Lake Huron Water Treatment facility: “Underground infrastructure is just

MITA Board of Directors Applications Being Accepted

At MITA’s most recent Board of Directors meeting, a process was determined regarding how members should make it onto the MITA Board of Directors. The first step is an application process that will be reviewed by the MITA Executive Board, which will then be sorted by current board openings and