M-1 Rail

(Photo: Sandra McNeill/WWJ)

M-1 Project Causes Portion Of I-75 To Close For Woodward Ave. Bridge Construction

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/25/2014

(credit: Paul Pytlowany/CBS 62)

M-1 Rail Developers Say Route Will Be A Magnet For Commerce

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.

10/23/2014

Artist rendering of the M-1 Rail when completed. (Source: M-1 Rail)

Workers Begin Laying First Segments Of Rail For M-1 Track

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/27/2014

(credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)

Traffic Alert: I-75 In Detroit Closed This Weekend For Bridge Demolition

It’s a know before you go traffic alert — especially if you plan on heading downtown Detroit this weekend.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/18/2014

Business and elected officials gathered Monday for a track signing ceremony for the M-1 Rail project. (By Edward Cardenas)

M-1 Rail Project Announces Station Sponsors, Federal Funding (VIDEO)

Officials announced Monday additional federal funding for the M-1 Rail project, and the sponsors of the stations along Woodward.

CBS Detroit–09/15/2014

Artist rendering of the Woodward Light Rail. (Credit: m-1rail.com)

Federal, Local Officials To Tout Detroit M-1 Rail

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.”

CBS Detroit–09/12/2014

Crews are welding together pieces of rail for the M-1 project on Woodward. (By Edward Cardenas)

M-1 Rail Project Moves Forward, Feds Give $12M Grant (VIDEO)

The M-1 Rail project, which is currently under construction, received a $12.2 grant Tuesday from the U.S. DOT.

CBS Detroit–09/10/2014

Crews removed pavement  along Woodward Avenue from Campus Martius to Adams Street in preparation for track installation.

M-1 Rail Project A Classroom For Summer Interns (VIDEO)

High school and college students and graduates had the opportunity to work besides M-1 Rail officials this summer for a unique internship in Detroit.

CBS Detroit–08/31/2014

Artist rendering of the Woodward Light Rail. (Credit: m-1rail.com)

M-1 Streetcar Rails Arrive In Detroit

Trucks have delivered a shipment of rail for the M-1 Rail project in Detroit.

CBS Detroit–08/14/2014

Crews removed pavement  along Woodward Avenue from Campus Martius to Adams Street in preparation for track installation.

Woodward Reduced To Three Lanes Over I-94 As M-1 Rail Project Continues

Traffic on Woodward Avenue over I-94 in Detroit has been reduced to three lanes as construction continues on the M-1 rail project.

CBS Detroit–08/11/2014

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