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3  36th Street Project Presents Challenges

An approximately ¾-mile long concrete paving project on 36th Street from Patterson Avenue to Kraft Avenue in
Cascade Township began by early May and it was expected to be completed by July 4.


4  Widening Cherry Hill Road

Widening of an approximately one mile section of Cherry Hill Road between Canton Center Road and Beck Road in
Canton Township began approximately May 1 and it is expected to be completed by September 1.


6  Infrastructure Conference Attracts Over 200 Professionals

The American Council of Engineering Companies of Michigan and the American Society of Civil Engineers/Michigan
Section conducted their second annual infrastructure super-conference on June 4 at Plymouth’s The Inn at St.
Johns.


7  Trench Safety; From A Manufacturer’s Perspective

Using shoring or shielding built by a shoring manufacturing company takes all the guesswork out of making or
designing a trench safety device or system.


9  Mid-Year Construction Forecast Luncheon Hears Upbeat Message

Several hundred Michigan contractors, subcontractors and material/service providers turned out for the “Mid-Year
Economic Forecast and State of the Industry” luncheon June 18 at Novi’s Suburban Collection Showcase.


10  Growth of Detroit Subject Of Two Major Conferences

The exciting future of Detroit was at the forefront of two recent conferences.


11  SEMCOG /MAC Economic Development And Community Assets Forum Held

Community economic developers and public officials in Southeastern Michigan recently engaged in a
SEMCOG/MAC 2015 Economic Development & Community Assets Forum to explore ideas for future growth.

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Infrastructure. Phone: (734) 481-3185. E-mail:
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