Up Close: M-1 Rail begins taking shape in downtown Detroit

All photos by Steve Neavling

Woodward Avenue is unrecognizable in some areas as crews begin laying tracksĀ for Detroit’s M-1 Rail.

The 3.3-mile line will stretch from downtown to Grand Boulevard in New Center.

TheĀ rails are expected to be ready for use by the end of 2016.

Steve Neavling

Steve Neavling lives and works in Detroit as an investigative journalist. His stories have uncovered corruption, led to arrests and reforms and prompted FBI investigations.