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Highway Programs

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Federal-Aid Highways

The National Highway System (NHS) includes the Interstate Highway System as well as other roads important to the nation's economy, defense, and mobility. The NHS was developed by the Department of Transportation (DOT) in cooperation with the states, local officials, and metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs).

Federal-Aid Highways
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Environmental Efforts

Michigan’s residents deserve reliable, safe, and affordable infrastructure. MDOT's environmental programs play a key role in helping Michigan achieve its goals in developing a modern infrastructure for future generations.

Environmental Efforts
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Roadside Development

Roadside Development, including the locations of Michigan's 83 highway rest areas, and the amenties available at each area. Rest areas are maintained on major freeways and offer a variety of conveniences ranging from tourist information to picnic areas.

Roadside Development