Bulletins

Legislative

Michigan Infrastructure Council Announces New Asset Management Tool

The Michigan Infrastructure Council (MIC), established in 2018 based on recommendations from the 21st Century Infrastructure Commission to oversee asset management of all infrastructure across Michigan, announced a new tool for communities to document future construction. This new technology is designed to allow communities to understand their current assets and
Membership, Safety

2021 Job Site Poster Now Available for Purchase

MITA’s 2021 Job Site Poster is now available. The poster includes all the required state and federal forms in one spot to simplify your operations. It is printed on a thick/flexible/waterproof material that will stand up under the rigorous demands of job sites and inclement weather. The poster can be
Legislative

Biden Stimulus to Provide a Windfall to Local Governments

The Biden Stimulus Plan, also known as the American Rescue Act, is expected to provide direct aid to local governments in Michigan. The total amount is estimated to be $130 billion nationally, with Michigan’s local governments sharing approximately $4.4 billion of this aid, according to reports in the Detroit Free
Events, Membership

Registration is Now Open for All MITA Golf Outings

With warmer weather upon us and spring just a few weeks away, it’s time to start filling in that summer calendar and what better way than with MITA’s 3 golf outings. Click the button below to submit your registration online to attend and/or sponsor one or more of the outings.
Membership

WEBINAR: COVID Vaccinations and the Workplace – What Employers Need to Know

WEBINAR: COVID Vaccinations and the Workplace – What Employers Need to Know As COVID vaccines become increasingly available to the general public, employers are being confronted with a host of issues, such as: · Can a workplace mandate vaccinations for employees? · What type of documentation (if any) can be
Membership

The 2021 Trucker Operator Map Is Now Available

Members can get free copies of the 2021 Michigan Trucker Operator Map by contacting the MITA office.  These informative maps identify up-to-date roadway classifications, essential bridge clearance and load limit details.  To order a copy of this map, please fill out this form. You can also directly contact Sara Schaibly,
Engineering

MDOT 2021 Spring Weight Restrictions Bulletin #2

Effective Monday, March 8, 2021, at 8 a.m., weight restrictions will be imposed and enforced on all state trunk line highways for the entire state of Michigan, both Upper and Lower Peninsula. State trunk line highways typically carry M, I or US designations. Weight Restriction information and updates may be
Engineering

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 March 18th, 2021, from 10:30 AM to noon. The purpose of this event is to present MDOT’s new Project PDF deliverable format, as well as allow
Membership

MITA Scholarship Fund Accepting Applications Now – Apply Today!

The MITA Scholarship Fund is accepting applications for the 2021-2022 academic year! Completed applications will be accepted by MITA until March 31, 2021. Applications MUST be complete in order to be considered by the Board of Directors. Incomplete applications will not be given consideration. Applications must include the following items:
MITA in the News

MITA in the News: Gov. Whitmer requests federal assistance for crumbling infrastructure

WLNS TV- Channel 6 by: Tony Garcia Posted: Feb 24, 2021 / 05:39 PM EST / Updated: Feb 24, 2021 / 05:39 PM EST LANSING Mich. (WLNS) — Governor Gretchen Whitmer spent this morning testifying to lawmakers on Capitol Hill about the need for financial assistance with Michigan’s crumbling infrastructure. “Fixing the damn roads”
Workforce Development

2021 Road, Highway and Infrastructure Virtual Hiring Fairs

MITA, along with Michigan Construction, MDOT, the Michigan Aggregate Association, the County Road Association, the Asphalt Pavement Association Michigan, Michigan Works!, and AIS is hosting multiple hiring events. These events will be for Infrastructure Employers who are looking to hire for the upcoming construction season. All companies who deal in
Engineering

MDOT 2021 Spring Weight Restrictions Bulletin #1

Effective Monday, March 1st, 2021, 6 a.m., weight restrictions will be imposed and enforced on all state trunkline highways from the southern Michigan border north to and including M-20 from the interchange with US-31, Oceana County, East on M-20 to US-131, North on US-131 to M-20, Mecosta County, East on