A float based on the winning picture in the the Skillman Foundation Float Design Contest was revealed Wednesday at The Parade Company.
The public is invited to today’s reveal in front of the Spirit of Detroit of the newest float in America’s Thanksgiving 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.
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.
Trucks have delivered a shipment of rail for the M-1 Rail project in Detroit.
Traffic on Woodward Avenue over I-94 in Detroit has been reduced to three lanes as construction continues on the M-1 rail project.
Officials with M-1 Rail see the project as a “catalyst” for the Detroit region and unique in the country.
Construction begins Monday on the first leg of the 3.3 mile route of the M-1 Rail. Woodward, between Adams to Campus Martius will be closed to traffic.
Police are looking for a hit-and-run driver who fatally struck a man in midtown Detroit.
The future of Detroit is looking super bright…literally. Have you seen the colorful lights up and down Woodward Avenue? The holiday spirit is in the air!