Pack your patience on the roads this year by keeping these construction projects in mind.
It's a new year with new sets of orange barrels cropping up all over Macomb County. Here are the big road projects to keep in mind before you get behind the wheel. Overall, the county is scheduled to tackle more than $38 million in road projects this year. The county is also planning annual maintenance projects across the county from May 2013 to September 2013.
A 19-year-old driver died after an accident in Chesterfield Township just after midnight, police said Monday.
A 19-year-old St. Clair Shores driver died and her passenger was critically injured very early Monday in an accident on Interstate 94 near 23 Mile in Chesterfield Township, police said. The passenger is a 19-year-old man from Algonac. Their identities were not immediately released. Their car was struck while sitting disabled in the eastbound lanes of I-94 after crashing into a guard rail a short time earlier. According to Chesterfield police, at about 12:20 a.m. Monday the 19-year-old woman's vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed when she lost control and crashed into the guard rail. The then-disabled vehicle sat in the eastbound lanes of the expressway, police said. A 27-year-old Chesterfield driver, who was unaware of the …