Michigan Department of Transportation places emphasis on safety

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LANSING, Mich. – Safety is a top concern at the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT).

The MDOT safety initiatives across the Upper Peninsula are part of a larger effort to help move the state Toward Zero Deaths (TZD).

MDOT’s Superior Region is working on many fronts to improve road safety, including truck warning signs, traffic backup detection, roadside delineators, and mumble strips.

Using targeted technology as well as low-cost, system-wide improvements, MDOT projects across the Upper Peninsula this year have been designed to make roads safe.

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Colette Linden is a graduate of the three-year Broadcast Journalism and Communications Media program from Mohawk College before heading to McMaster University to obtain her degree in Public Relations. In addition, Colette has a certificate in Writing for Publication and a certificate of Competency in the French Language, . A recent resident of Sault Ste Marie, this Hamilton native gained experience working at TSN, the Ontario Medical Association and spent 14-years with the Ontario Good Roads Association (OGRA) as the Communications Manager. A Mother of two amazing boys, Connor & Dante, Colette is a die-hard sports fan with a passion for government affairs and hopes to one day represent this City on Council. Focusing on Politics, Indigenous Affairs and Local News, Colette also reports the latest in Sports both locally and professionally. Colette joined the Superior Media Team in September of 2019 and is thankful to finish out her career with such a family-oriented and community-oriented team.