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Information and resources regarding editing Waze maps in Michigan. Resources for other states and the entire country can be found on the Resources page.


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Here are instructions on Adding a Bookmarklet.

Major Cities

Please list cities smaller than 100,000 under their county in the category below this one


- Links are GIS resources unless otherwise indicated.
- Sites marked with a $ have fee based access.

Road Categorization

See Road Naming (USA), Road Types (USA) and Examples of Michigan Roads By Type

Road Construction


Speed / Red Light Cameras

Speed and red light cameras remain illegal in Michigan. State House bills 4762 and 4763 failed to pass the house in the summer of 2013.

While traffic monitoring devices are employed in the state, no cameras are used for enforcement or issuing citations according to the Michigan State Police.

Michigan Exceptions to the Community Wiki

(DRAFT) "Michigan Left"

NOTE: These instructions have not officially been adopted as a standard, but the discussion is occurring at this forum thread. This section is in place as a guide to editors experimenting with this type of intersection while a consensus is being reached statewide.

A "Michigan Left" is a procedure involving an indirect left turn onto or from a split roadway onto another road where the direct left turn is prohibited at the intersection itself. The driver proceeds through the intersection to turn left at the next median u-turn, then turn left onto the same road (in the opposite direction), and finally turns right at the main intersection. Alternatively, if the intersection involves turning onto a split road, the driver could also turn right onto the intersecting split road, then turn left at the median u-turn, finally turning left onto the road and proceeding through the main intersection.

  • Naming Convention: to [street name] [opposing direction] / to [cross street name] [direction]
    • Example intersection of Mound Rd and Metro Parkway in Macomb County
      • Driving north on Mound Rd: "to Mound Rd S / to Metro Pkwy W"
      • Driving south on Mound Rd: "to Mound Rd N / to Metro Pkwy E"
      • Driving west on Metro Pkwy: "to Metro Pkwy E / to Mound Rd S"
      • Driving east on Metro Pkwy: "to Metro Pkwy W / to Mound Rd N"
  • Road Type: RAMP
    • This violates traditional at-grade connector rules and use of the ramp type, but it hides the instructional street name in the client.
  • Junction Angles: Between 45 and 90 degrees
    • The angles for the median u-turn should generate two "turn left" instructions.
Example Michigan Left.png


Michigan sub-forum

To-do Lists

Keep track of work that needs to be done and coordinate efforts with other AMs.

Area/Country Managers

If you are an Area Manager who covers the State of Michigan, or a USA Country Manager active in Michigan, please add yourself alphabetically to this list.

You are also encouraged to create your own User Profile here in the Wiki. The profile can then also be linked to from your Forum Signature.

(Edit this section to read the comments explaining how to add yourself .)

Username Areas Managed Comments Forum PM

agedcheeze West Michigan Area Kent, some Muskegon, Ottawa, and Allegan. PM
captnkeegs Grand Rapids Area. Mostly working Kent & Barry county some Ottawa & Allegan county area. PM
davielde Ann Arbor A2 and surrounding areas PM
GizmoGuy411 Home AM area: NE Ohio, SE Michigan, NW Indiana US Country Manager, Global & US Waze Champ, Great Lakes Regional Coordinator PM
lelehman Mt. Pleasant, Lansing Area Mostly working on mid-Michigan. PM
jschultz7 SE Michigan Working downriver and surrounding areas PM
Riamus Northern lower peninsula North of the Grayling line. PM
robc007 I-94 Between Marshall and I-275. PM

miked_64 SW Lower MI GR, Kzoo and surrounding areas PM
Usernames in blue have created Waze Wiki Profiles. Usernames in red have not.

About this page

Please report broken links to: (volunteers needed)

This page was initially created using the Ohio Information and Resource Waze Wiki page as a template on 2012-05-07 by GizmoGuy411.

If you are a Michigan AM, please help develop this page and add a link to your profile and/or PM below to show you are a contributor to this page.

Contributors: (Profile / PM}
GizmoGuy411 / PM - initial creator and continued contributor -