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When the construction season starts this spring, plans are to move ahead with a center turn lane on M-104 in Spring Lake Township, from about Krueger Street to 148th Avenue.

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A 10-year millage to maintain and replace motorized equipment in the city of Ferrysburg expires this year, so a request for a 10-year renewal will be on the May 4 ballot, City Council members agreed Monday night.

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The Grand Haven Township Board on Monday delayed a decision to close Pierce Street’s access to U.S. 31 in favor of a cul-de-sac, west of the railroad tracks that run along the highway.

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The intersection at Fifth Street and Washington Avenue, on the southern corner of Grand Haven’s Central Park, will soon become a four-way stop.

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Lane closures for traffic signal work will be in effect for about two hours Tuesday morning on southbound U.S. 31 (Beacon Boulevard) at Columbus Avenue, just south of Fulton Avenue.

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Pilots flying in and out of Grand Haven will soon have the luxury of a smoother runway.

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The general public has two more weeks to ask questions and comment on an upcoming $22.8 million maintenance project that involves five bridges in the U.S. 31 and M-104 triangle area intersecting Grand Haven, Spring Lake and Ferrysburg.

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A virtual public meeting is planned for next week to take public input on a $22.8 million bridge project set for 2021-22 in the area of U.S. 31 and M-104, which connects Grand Haven, Spring Lake and Ferrysburg.

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Harbor Transit has taken added precautions in an effort to protect the health of its riders by announcing that limited service went into effect Monday and will remain in place until further notice.

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In the coming months, members of the Harbor Transit Multi-Modal Transportation System Board will be faced with questions concerning the future of the local mass transportation organization.

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While infrastructure reform has been a key issue for Gov. Gretchen Whitmer during her time in Lansing, it’s been difficult for her and the GOP-controlled Legislature to agree on how to generate the money needed for rebuilding Michigan’s crumbling roads and bridges.

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LANSING — The Michigan Senate voted Tuesday to require that a study be done to assess the feasibility of tolls along the state’s highways, as lawmakers consider ways to boost spending on deteriorating infrastructure.

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The port of Grand Haven was busy over the Labor Day weekend, as four vessels visited in three days.

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Short-term total closures for bascule test openings will be in effect between 1 and 3 a.m. Friday, July 26, on U.S. 31 over the Grand River.

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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.

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As summer presses on, the port of Grand Haven’s vessel traffic has fluctuated greatly from week to week.

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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.

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The port of Grand Haven saw three vessels visit in the past week.

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When following ships, the most important thing to remember is that the schedules always change.

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Smith’s Bridge will be closed to vehicle traffic as of noon Friday. This is an indefinite closure.

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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.

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COOPERSVILLE — Road work will result in lane closures on both eastbound and westbound I-96 near Coopersville and Marne beginning Friday night.

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Grand Haven saw the arrivals of two vessels last week, one a frequent freighter and the other a rare visitor.