Construction on the M-1 Rail project on Woodward will continue through winter, officials stated.
America’s Thanksgiving Parade will march down Woodward, but due to M-1 construction, there will be three “pinch” points along the route.
The route will include “pinch points” where the road narrows past heavy construction, which could obstruct views of the parade.
Several locations in southeastern Michigan are being considered for final assembly of the streetcars, which will be 73 feet long, 13 feet high and 8½ feet wide.
I-75 between The Lodge and I-375 is closed for the weekend as a part of the project which will see a streetcar run 3.3 miles along Woodward from Congress to W. Grand Boulevard.
The executive of the M-1 Rail project thinks it’s the beginning of a beautiful thing — connecting neighborhoods, services and businesses with each other.
M-1 rail crews will begin dragging the first pieces of 560 foot, four-ton sections of rail into place along the downtown portion of the Woodward Avenue route.
It’s a know before you go traffic alert — especially if you plan on heading downtown Detroit this weekend.
Officials announced Monday additional federal funding for the M-1 Rail project, and the sponsors of the stations along Woodward.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, Gov. Rick Snyder and Mayor Mike Duggan are among those expected to attend the so-called “Track Signing Ceremony.”