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3  Tank Installed In "Quicksand" Soil

Cutting Edge Excavating, of Hudsonville, used Efficiency Production's Slide Rail Shoring System to excavate and
install a new fuel tank in Norton Shores recently.

5  Interstate 275 Corridor Business Group Updated On Pending Road Construction

About 100 business and community leaders attended a February 2 update from Michigan Department of
Transportation (MDOT) officials on plans to repave sections of Interstate 275 and rehabilitate several bridges on its

6  Road And Bridge Project Update Presented

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) Greater Michigan Chapter, at its February 9 dinner meeting at the Pi Banquet
Hall in Southfield, featured a comprehensive update on major, upcoming highway and bridge projects by Kirk
Steudle, P.E., director of the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT).

8 Performance Metrics Under MAP-21 Will Continue

Federal-aid highway performance metrics that were in the previous federal transportation bill, Moving Ahead For
Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) are included in a new federal rule.

10  Building Codes And Regulations Focus of AIA Detroit Workshop

On January 19, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Detroit Chapter, partnering with the International Code
Council (ICC) Affiliate Chapter, presented a three-hour workshop updating 250 design and construction
professionals on the latest in complying with construction codes and on the proper documentation and drawings to
meet regulatory approvals.

10  From The Michigan Trenches...

A recent webinar presented by NTH Consultants, Ltd., of Northville concerned emerging and under-utilized utility cut
pavement repair methods.

12  News

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