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Member Bulletins
Monday, July 1, 2019
In Memoriam - Don Vaccarelli »
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Don Vaccarelli, following a very heroic battle with lymphatic canc...
Thursday, June 27, 2019
In Memoriam - Pete Moutzalias »
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the recent passing of Pete Moutzalias, founder and co-owner of MITA member Progre...
Monday, June 17, 2019
Mike Nystrom Appointed to UP Energy Task Force by Governor Whitmer »
The following press release was sent out on June 14, 2019 by Governor Whitmer's office.   Lansing, Mich....
Thursday, June 6, 2019
Lance Binoniemi Named Top Lobbyist »
  Congratulations to Lance Binoniemi, MITA’s vice president of government affairs, for being named one of the to...
Friday, May 31, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
2019 MITA Summer Conference Registration Now Available »
It's that time of year when we all  start planning our summer vacations and activities, and we here at MITA want to b...

Engineering Bulletins
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
MDOT RFQ: ITS RWIS Design Build Project, Bay & Metro Regions »
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), Bay Region and Metro Region, are requesting Statements of Qualifications...
Friday, May 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
MDOT Extends Implementation Date of “DBE at Time of Bid” Process Revision »
At MITA’s request, and with FHWA approval, MDOT has agreed to extend the implementation date of the “DBE at Time of Bid” p...
Thursday, May 9, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
2019 Spring Weight Restriction Bulletin - #10 »
Effective Monday, May 13, 2019 at 6:00 am, weight restrictions will be lifted on all state trunkline highways within the e...
Monday, April 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
MDOT Issues 2019 Spring Weight Restriction Bulletin - #9 »
Effective Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 6:00 am, weight restrictions will be lifted on all state trunkline highways from the s...
Thursday, April 25, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
MDOT Issues 2019 Spring Weight Restriction Bulletin - #8 »
Effective Friday, April 26, 2019 at 6:00 am, weight restrictions will be lifted from the southern Michigan border north to...

Safety Bulletins
Monday, July 1, 2019
Michigan Work Zone Safety Task Force Perception Survey Results Now Available! »
In late 2018, industry leaders from Michigan construction companies, the Michigan Department of Transportation, and engine...
Friday, May 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Safety Alert - 3M Exofit Harnesses »
3M Fall Protection has learned of the possibility of a manufacturing defect in a dorsal d-ring of ExoFit NEX™ harnesses ma...
Friday, May 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
MIOSHA Safety Equipment Grant Program »
Are you looking to improve and update your safety equipment? The MIOSHA Workplace Improvement to Safety and Health (MIWISH...
Friday, April 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Safety and Health Program Available »
Many of the regulations and standards that impact the heavy construction industry have been updated over the last few year...
Monday, April 22, 2019
Work Zone Safety Task Force Perception Survey - Deadline Extended! »
Don’t forget to take the Michigan Work Zone Safety Task Force Perception Survey. The deadline has been extended to Friday,...

Legislative Bulletins
Thursday, April 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Green Lights Allowed On Construction Vehicles »
In October 2018, legislation was passed and signed into law that allowed for green safety lights to be installed on constr...
Friday, March 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Attorney General Nessel Rules Line 5 Tunnel Law Unconstitutional »
Attorney General Dana Nessel opined today that the law that established the Line 5 tunnel passed in late 2018 was ultimate...
Thursday, March 14, 2019
Sign Up For The 2019 Washington Fly-In Today »
With spring around the corner, MITA is gearing up for the annual trek to Washington, D.C. to visit with Michigan's congres...
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
TRIP Releases 2019 Report with Series of Press Events Across Michigan »
The 2019 TRIP (The Road Information Program) Report was officially released today! MITA coordinated press events in Grand...
Friday, March 8, 2019
Governor Whitmer Proposes 45-cent Gas Tax Increase In Budget »
On Tuesday, March 5, Governor Whitmer made her first budget presentation to the state legislature. During her presentation...

Labor Bulletins
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...
Thursday, May 2, 2019
Teamsters Central States Pension Fund Headed For Trouble »
The Teamsters Central States Pension Fund (Fund) has long been recognized as the poster child for failing pension funds, a...

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
Monday, May 13, 2019
Opinion | Puncturing the myths about Michigan road funding »
Bridge Magazine May 13, 2019 By Mike Nystrom Executive Vice President Michigan Infrastructure & Transport...
Monday, April 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Michigan drivers on the fence about 45 cent increase to fix roads »
LANSING, MI (WILX) -  Now that we've gotten a warm stretch of weather, Ingham County has started patching up numerou...
Monday, April 22, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
NBC 25 News: Industry leader: "We will see this big ship turn around" if gas tax hike moves through »
NBC 25 News April 18, 2019 LANSING, Mich. —  Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s proposed gas tax increase she...
Monday, April 22, 2019
Bridge Magazine: Yes, it takes billions to fix Michigan roads. No, taxpayers don’t want to pay. »
Bridge Magazine April 19, 2019     The question isn’t whether it will take a lot more money to fix...
Monday, April 15, 2019
Grand Haven Tribune: A deal to fix Michigan’s roads looks to roll into summer, at least »
April 13, 2019 Grand Haven Tribune   The debate over how to pay to fix Michigan’s crumbling roads likely...

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