M-1 Rail

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

M-1 Rail Construction To Continue Through Winter

Construction on the M-1 Rail project on Woodward will continue through winter, officials stated.

CBS Detroit–12/12/2014

Despite construction on Woodward for the M-1 Rail project, America's Thanksgiving Parade will march along its traditional route. (By Edward Cardenas)

America’s Thanksgiving Parade Route “Pinched” Due To M-1 Construction [VIDEO]

America’s Thanksgiving Parade will march down Woodward, but due to M-1 construction, there will be three “pinch” points along the route.

CBS Detroit–11/23/2014

The Parade Company unveiled Thursday the new Lear Corporation float. (By Edward Cardenas)

Light Rail Project Impacts Detroit’s Annual Thanksgiving Parade

The route will include “pinch points” where the road narrows past heavy construction, which could obstruct views of the parade.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/14/2014

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

Vendor Chosen To Build, Design Detroit M-1 Streetcars

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.

CBS Detroit–11/03/2014

(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

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