Stories tagged: "infrastructure"

Debris rests at the spillway of the failed Sanford Dam in downtown Sanford in 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff McMillan, File)
Michigan Invests Millions into Fixin’ the Damn Dams

More than $15 million in grant funding authorized by the state legislature last year is now headed out to local communities to help them manage more than a dozen dams statewide.

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This West Michigan City Has Streets That Melt Snow on Their Own. Yes, Really.

It's the most expansive municipally owned snowmelt system in North America.

Employees work at a facility for Nel Hydrogen in Norway, on April 20. (AP Photo/Trond R. Teigen)
Hydrogen Fuel ‘Gigafactory’ to Bring 500+ New Clean Energy Manufacturing Jobs to Michigan

A Norwegian company picked Michigan over other states to build a new hydrogen fuel factory. State officials said the project will help solidify Michigan’s dominance in developing clean energy.

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Op-Ed: Boosting Business in Kalamazoo Starts With Fixing Our Roads

Funding from the Biden administration’s Infrastructure law will "transform Kalamazoo’s downtown to be safer, more inviting, and more prosperous for local businesses," writes entrepreneur Kim Guess.

A portion of the river was drained in the late 1800s to accommodate the lumber industry. (Photo via Muskegon River Watershed Assembly)
Feds Fund Project to Restore Northern Michigan River That Has Been Disconnected Since 1800s

Newly announced federal funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and the Inflation Reduction Act will bridge a northern Michigan waterway that has been disconnected from the Maple River since the 1800s.

Lafayette Avenue Bridge (Courtesy/City of Bay City)
Bay City Scores Federal Cash for ‘Long Overdue’ Bridge Replacement

A federal grant provided through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law will enable a long-sought replacement project for the Lafayette Avenue Bridge over the Saginaw River in Bay City.

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What Michigan Has Gotten Out Of Biden’s Infrastructure Law (So Far)

In Michigan, 208 infrastructure projects have been announced so far, and more are in the works. Here’s a look at the work that’s being done in the Great Lakes State and how it helps Michiganders.