Wednesday, May 1, 2013
The three-vehicle crash shut down the freeway at Metro Parkway Tuesday afternoon.
Police identified the motorist in Tuesday's fatal crash on Interstate 94 as a 49-year-old Mount Clemens man. William Weaver was transported to McLaren Macomb Hospital in Mount Clemens after the accident, where he was pronounced dead from his injuries, according to the Macomb County Sheriff's Office. Deputies said the crash that took place around 2:16 p.m. when Weaver merged from Metro Parkway onto the freeway, crossing over all three lanes. His 1987 Chrysler New Yorker struck another vehicle before hitting the center median barrier before another vehicle crashed into it. He was not wearing a seat belt, the Sheriff's Office said. Motorists were directed off the freeway onto Metro Parkway in Harrison Township as emergency responders rushed …
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Two separate, multi-vehicle crashes took place Tuesday evening in Chesterfield Township.
Two young children and an adult family member were taken to the hospital this evening after a multi-vehicle crash on 23 Mile Road, according to Chesterfield Township police. The children, described by police as infants, were trapped inside the vehicle, leading emergency responders to cut the roof with the Jaws of Life. They are not believed to have suffered serious injuries at this time, police said. The crash took place around 5 p.m. Tuesday in front of Rosie O'Grady's when the car carrying the children was rear-ended by another vehicle, propelling the struck vehicle into two other cars, Officer Jason Brockdorff said that night. Further details were not immediately available. The crash on 23 Mile was followed by a five-car pileup on …
Friday, February 22, 2013
The Michigan Department of Transportation plans to conduct around $187 million worth of work in in 2013 on 80 miles of pavement and 15 bridges in the Metro Detroit area.
Enjoy the snow while it lasts, motorists. Once winter shifts into construction season, some of the highest traveled thoroughfares heading in the area will undergo resurfacing work. The Michigan Department of Transportation announced this week that it plans to award approximately $187 million in contracts during 2013 to improve 80 miles of pavement and repair 15 bridges in the MDOT Metro Region. Roughly $30.3 million of this total has been allocated to resurfacing 5 miles of I-94 between I-696 and Masonic, and more than 3 miles of Groesbeck between Hayes and 14 Mile. The majority of the work is planned for Wayne County and Detroit specifically, but projects have been announced for Macomb, Oakland and St. Clair counties. These four counties …
Friday, February 1, 2013
Plans are underway for the vacant parcel between Hall Road and 21 Mile.
A new hotel is expected this year along an expansive stretch of Interstate 94 in Chesterfield Township, according to the land owner. The Marriott hotel chain signed a contract to build on the vacant parcel between 21 Mile and Hall Road, said Thomas Guastello, President of Center Management in Birmingham. "They're debating on exactly what Marriott brand to do. It could be a Courtyard," Guastello said Wednesday of the preliminary plans. A ground-breaking is anticipated in spring for the hotel with approximately 100 rooms. Company representatives are in talks with the community but no official site plans have been submitted to the township yet, he said. The hotel would be the first business on the 178-acre, mixed use parcel dubbed the …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
An overturned truck closed westbound on I-94 between Little Mack and Metro Parkway for nearly four hours Wednesday afternoon.
Emergency crews have reopened westbound Interstate 94 between Metro Parkway and Little Mack on Wednesday after a gravel hauler overturned. The expressway was closed for nearly four hours Wednesday afternoon. The St. Clair Shores Fire Department reports there were no injuries in the accident. Keep track of the latest traffic conditions on the Patch Commute page. Stay with Patch for more updates on the investigation as they become available. Updated at 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, January 17, 2013
The Michigan Department of Transportation announces construction plans for the freeway in Macomb County.
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Thursday, January 17
Starting next week, Macomb County drivers may experience delays on Interstate 94. Barrier wall work will prompt intermittent single lane closures on eastbound I-94 from Little Mack to M-59 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. daily starting Jan. 21 to Jan. 31, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation. See a complete list of scheduled construction projects for 2013.
Thursday, January 3, 2013
The New Haven driver was arrested on suspicion of operating while intoxicated and carrying a concealed weapon.
Chesterfield Township police are investigating a three-car accident involving a sheriff's patrol car late Wednesday at the St. Clair County-Macomb County border, according to the St. Clair County Sheriff's Office. At approximately, 11:15 p.m., a St. Clair County Sheriff's patrol vehicle was traveling westbound on Marine City Highway en route to Interstate 94. "The car was heading through the intersection of County Line Road when a vehicle heading eastbound went into the turn lane, struck a vehicle from behind, then veered into the path of the patrol unit," the Sheriff's Office stated in a news release. "The patrol unit was sideswiped." Uninjured, the deputies inside the car then checked on the occupants of the other two cars. They saw …
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
A Macomb Township man was taken to a local hospital for treatment of serious injuries, according to the Macomb County Sheriff's Office.
A 20-year-old Macomb Township pedestrian suffered serious injuries after he was struck Wednesday by a vehicle near the Interstate 94 overpass in Harrison Township, police said. At approximately 1:38 a.m., a 21-year-old Mount Clemens woman reported to the Macomb County Sheriff's Office that she struck someone lying on Metro Parkway near the freeway overpass, according to the Macomb County Sheriff's Office. The driver of the 2003 Chevrolet Blazer was traveling westbound on Metro Parkway when she noticed something in the roadway. When she realized it was a person, she was unable to brake in time and hit the man, reporting the incident right after. It was not immediately clear why the pedestrian was lying on the road, the Sheriff's Office said…
Monday, November 26, 2012
Chesterfield Township police said Monday they're searching for a man who robbed the Speedway gas station on 21 Mile near Interstate 94.
Investigators are searching for an armed robber who targeted a Chesterfield Township gas station, police said Monday. At approximately 4 a.m. Sunday, the suspect walked into the Speedway gas station at 26115 21 Mile near Interstate 94. He selected food items from the station and approached the counter with money in his hand. As the clerk began to ring him up, he pulled out a black handgun and demanded money from the register, according to township Detective Sgt. Deron Myers. The clerk complied with the thief's demands and he then fled behind the gas station with an undisclosed amount of cash. Township police and the Macomb County Sheriff's K-9 Unit searched for the suspect but were unable to find him. They surmised he escaped the area in …
Thursday, October 25, 2012
Police said Wednesday they are investigating the death that took place on the highly traveled freeway in Chesterfield Township.