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Member Bulletins
Thursday, April 9, 2020
Construction Training and Certification »
Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and the related unprecedented chain of events, the Michigan Department of Transportat...
Thursday, April 9, 2020
MITA Website Goes Live With Updates »
MITA is pleased to announce that the website has successfully completed a long series of changes and overhauls that...
Thursday, April 9, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Place Your Order Today for Additional MITA Directories »
  MITA's 2020-2021 Member Directory and Buyer's Guide will go to press soon. Each MITA member company headquarters...
Friday, April 3, 2020
COVID-19 Assistance Programs »
Over the past two weeks, you've likely been inundated with information and guidance regarding COVID-19, including numerous...
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
MITA Gets Clarification On Question Of All Construction Field Operations Being “Essential” »
On Friday, MITA made an official request to Governor Whitmer to deem ALL construction field operations as non-essential in...

Engineering Bulletins
Monday, April 6, 2020
MITA Follow-Up to MDOT Revised COVID-19 Guidance »
At MITA’s request, MDOT has issued a “revised” COVID-19 Construction Contract Administration Guidance document to further...
Friday, April 3, 2020
MITA Follow-Up Guidance to MDOT COVID-19 Construction Contract Administration Guidance »
Yesterday, MDOT issued their “COVID-19 Construction Contract Administration Guidance” that was intended to help prime cont...
Thursday, April 2, 2020
2020 Spring Weight Restriction #7 »
Effective noon Thursday April 2nd, 2020 weight restrictions will be lifted on all state trunkline highways from the southe...
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
MDOT Issues “COVID-19 Construction Contract Administration Guidance” »
As anticipated, today MDOT issued their “ COVID-19 Construction Contract Administration Guidance ” that lays out the Depar...
Friday, March 27, 2020
2020 Spring Weight Restriction #6 »
Effective 6:00 am Monday, March 30th, 2020 weight restrictions will be imposed and enforced on all state trunk line north...

Safety Bulletins
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Statewide Industry PPE Needs Survey and Updated Work Space Guidance »
The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC), along with MITA, is attempting to gauge the needs of the heavy construction...
Friday, April 3, 2020
MITA Seeks Helpful Safety Tips From Active Job Sites During COVID-19 »
These are some unprecedented times in the safety world. MITA is hearing great things from the guys in the field regarding...
Thursday, April 2, 2020
Personal Protection Equipment Reminders and Guidance »
MITA has received an immense number of calls from member field employees. Most of them center on safety issues related to...
Thursday, March 26, 2020
MDOT Issues “COVID-19 Field Operations Guidance” »
On Wednesday, March 25th, MDOT issued COVID-19 Field Operations Guidance for the purpose of ensuring that all employees wo...
Friday, March 13, 2020
Safety Directors Group Meeting »
To: MITA Safety Directors Group From: Greg Brooks, Director of Safety & Compliance Date: March 13, 2020...

Legislative Bulletins
Thursday, April 9, 2020
Governor Whitmer Extends Stay-At-Home Order Through April 30 »
The following was released by Gongwer News Service at 2:59 p.m. on Thursday, April 9, 2020: Governor Gretchen Whitm...
Thursday, April 9, 2020
License Plate Renewals During COVID – 19 Pandemic »
Several members have reached out to MITA staff over the last couple weeks inquiring as to what to do about renewing licens...
Friday, March 20, 2020
Families First Coronavirus Response Act Signed Into Law »
Earlier this week, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act was passed by Congress and signed into law by the President...
Friday, March 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Road Funding Discussions Continue »
Conversations continue on long-term road funding solutions in response to Governor Whitmer’s $3.5 billion transportation b...
Thursday, February 27, 2020
Important Tool Released For Communities Assessing Underground Infrastructure Needs »
The Michigan Infrastructure Council (MIC) has recently  released a new Asset Management Readiness Assessment Tool -&n...

Labor Bulletins
Monday, March 30, 2020
Laborers Distribution Wage Rate Updates Effective April 1, 2020 »
Memorandum TO: Signatory Laborers Distribution Contractors...
Friday, May 24, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Upcoming Expiration of MITA/OE 324 Underground Contract »
Memorandum   TO: MITA Underground POA Contractors...
Friday, May 24, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Laborers Road Contract »
Memorandum TO: Union Contractors...
Monday, May 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Teamsters Pension Correction »
In the Teamsters Road contract that went out in June 2018, there was a misprint on p. 16 under PENSION FUND. The contract...
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
MITA Guidance Bulletin: MDOT Moves to "Final Out" Projects Impacted by OE 324 Lockout »
MITA has learned that MDOT recently provided guidance to their field offices on how they should proceed with the “finaling...

Legal Bulletins
Friday, May 27, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Salaried Exempt Employees »
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Friday, September 13, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Important Notice of Exchange/Marketplace »
TO:         All MITA Members   FROM:  Michael A. Nystrom, Executive Vice Preside...
Tuesday, July 23, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Detroit Chapter 9 Bankruptcy … What we know today! »
As you all should know, the City of Detroit filed for protection under Chapter 9 of the federal bankruptcy code last Thurs...
Wednesday, March 14, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
State Anti-Project Labor Agreement Law Struck Down »
On February 29, 2012, Federal Judge Victoria Roberts ruled that the "Michigan Fair and Open Competition in Governmental Co...
Thursday, February 17, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Federal Judge Stops Attacks On Drug Free Work Place Efforts »
Don Scharg, of Bodman LLP, wrote an article for MITA's Cross Section magazine that will be issued Spring 2011. Get a sneak...

MITA In the News
Tuesday, March 31, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Some road construction workers wonder if their job is essential during pandemic »
  March 30, 2020 FOX 2  -  While we all deal with a global pandemic, the problems of the pa...
Monday, March 30, 2020
Michigan infrastructure industry calls on Gov. Whitmer to declare construction 'non-essential' »
WDIV: March 28, 2020 The Michigan Infrastructure & Transportation Association (MITA) called on Michigan Gov. Whitm...
Friday, March 27, 2020
MITA requests Governor deem construction operations non-essential to protect employees »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 27, 2020 CONTACT: Mike Nystrom, 517-896-1493 mikenystrom@thinkmita.org...
Friday, March 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Submit a photo of Michigan's worst pothole for the 'Pothole Madness Bracket' »
March 5, 2020   (WXYZ) — Pothole season is near, but you can enter photos of the worst pothole in the state f...
Thursday, January 9, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gaylord Herald Times: GHS offers heavy equipment mechanic and operator class »
Gaylord Herald Times Gaylord High School has a new class on the roster this school year thanks to a partnership bet...

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