Willow Run Airport awarded more than $15 million in federal funding for upgrades
Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI), Gary Peters (MI) announced on Tuesday that Willow Run Airport will receive $15,275,685 from the Department of Transportation. The airport will use the Federal Aviation Administration grant to improve its existing runways. “I’m pleased to announce this federal grant, which will help improve Willow Run’s daily operations.”“Investing in Willow Run Airport will support economic development in the region,” Senator Stabenow said in a release. “Willow Run Airport is a critical gateway for our local economy in Ypsilanti and Washtenaw, as well as throughout the entire tri-county area,” Congresswoman Dingell said in a release. “With more than $15 million in federal funds, Willow Run can make critical improvements to their runway that will keep pilots and passengers safe, while increasing cargo capability arriving at and departing from the airport.
Ford unveils plan for Michigan Central Station
DETROIT – When it was announced of Ford Motor Company’s plans to revitalize the Michigan Central Station and make it a hub, it was an initiative that had many excited to see what it would look like. The project is going to be made up of four buildings total. The book depository is also being rehabbed to go with an existing Ford building and a new build to be the hub of an innovation corridor. “All those pieces start to connect together and so you can imagine that you’re on a bike and you’re going from the riverfront all the way to the train station. However, the team still hope to have the mobility center open by 2022 and the train station by 2023.
Hack House updates in progress
The Milan Historical Society reports that major renovations are taking place at the Summer Kitchen at the Hack House property. The Milan Historical Society reports that major renovations are taking place at the Summer Kitchen at the Hack House property, 775 County St., Milan. The society explained that the work is “much needed, and way overdue.”With the help of a grant from the Greater Milan Area Community Foundation, the historical society was able to remove and replace the 130-year-old foundation at the kitchen building. “This is one of those projects that is absolutely necessary, but not a lot of fun,” the society said. “When completed, most of the restoration work will be covered with soil, but the structure will be firmly supported and should survive for another 130 years.”monroenews.com
Favorite family restaurant gets a makeover
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Virtual tour offers peek at renovations inside Michigan Central Station
Take a look inside Michigan Central Station in Detroit as Ford continues its renovation of the historic train depot. The Handbuilt City toured the building recently and created a virtual tour showing progress inside. After pausing due to the pandemic, renovation work at Michigan Central resumed in early August. Ford Motor Co. bought the iconic building just outside downtown in 2018 for research and development of self-driving vehicles. Look back: A brief history of Michigan Central Station as historic Detroit train depot prepares for new chapterWork on the 500,000-square-foot (46,000-square-meter) building is still expected to be completed by the end of 2022.
Detroits Palmer Park littered with trash after recently being renovated
DETROIT Palmer Park along Woodward Avenue in Detroit underwent extensive renovations just last year. The changes brought in lots of new people to the park, but they also brought trash. READ: Detroiters contribute to transformation of Palmer ParkThe playscape isnt even a year old yet. The group, Friends of Palmer Park said theyve been telling the city that they need more police officers at the park at night. They said the playground has become a party zone and at 10 p.m. the park closing time isnt being enforced.
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