These photos represent the ships that visited port in 2019-20.
Two rounds of bids on the reconstruction of North Shore Drive came back significantly over budget, but the cities of Grand Haven and Ferrysburg are going ahead with respective projects that meet at their border.
NUNICA — There will be a single-lane closure for construction on eastbound I-96 between Apple Drive and 96th Avenue in Nunica from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 23.
NUNICA — There will be a single-lane closure for construction on eastbound I-96 between Apple Drive and 96th Avenue in Nunica on Friday night and again Saturday morning.
Most of the freighter traffic we receive in Grand Haven is done by vessels that have spent years coming in and out of the Grand River, dropping off cargoes to local docks. But there is a first for everything, and every ship that visits our port has had a first visit.
DETROIT — Two U.S. senators have introduced a bill that would electronically limit tractor-trailer speeds to 65 miles per hour, a move they say would save lives on the nation's highways.
COOPERSVILLE — Nightly lane closures for road work will be in effect Monday night through Wednesday night on eastbound and westbound I-96 between 48th and 16th avenues.
For the Ships Log this week, we have a guest columnist, my friend Jack Hurt. Jack is an aspiring journalist who has a passion for Great Lakes freighters, so I wanted to give him the opportunity to combine those things. Here is his report.
COOPERSVILLE — Lane closures for road work will be in effect between 9 tonight (Friday) through 7 p.m. Sunday on I-96 between 48th and 16th avenues.
Lane closures for road work will be in effect between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. both Tuesday and Wednesday, May 14-15, on southbound Beacon Boulevard (U.S. 31) between Jackson Street and Robbins Road.
FRUITPORT TWP. — Short-term total closures (15 minutes) for utility work will be in effect this Sunday night/Monday morning on I-96 at Mt. Garfield Road (between Sternberg Road and Airline Highway).
Short-term total closures (15 minutes) for bascule test openings will be in effect between 10 p.m. Thursday (tonight) and 6 a.m. Friday on U.S. 31 over the Grand River.
SPRING LAKE — An additional section of Spring Lake’s Exchange Street will be closed beginning today (Tuesday), which could lead to even more traffic congestion on Savidge Street (M-104).
Short-term total closures for bascule test openings of the drawbridge will be in effect between 10 p.m. Wednesday (tonight) and 6 a.m. Thursday on U.S. 31 over the Grand River.
Lane closures for road work will be in effect Tuesday, April 30, until 3 p.m. on northbound Beacon Boulevard (U.S. 31) between Robbins Road and Jackson Street, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation.
Partial road closures will be in effect in downtown Grand Haven, starting Tuesday, as the Harbor Drive reconstruction project enters its final stage of completion.
NORTON SHORES — Muskegon County Airport officials want the public to know that federally required live fire training will be taking place at the airport Friday and Saturday, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
A new national study found that more than half of motorists think distracted driving is the biggest threat on the road, while nearly more than 90 percent admitted to talking on their cell phone while driving.