Highway Conference

2018 County Road Association Highway Conference: The Road Ahead

March 13-15, 2018
Radisson Hotel downtown Lansing and the Lansing Center
333 East Michigan Ave., Lansing

The 2018 Highway Conference and Road Show continues county road agencies' legacy of education and collaboration. The expertise and resources available at the Highway Conference provide participants with countless learning opportunities. General sessions address timely issues, while smaller breakout sessions allow attendees to focus on areas of special interest. 

Hosted alongside the Highway Conference, the Road Show features vendor booths, equipment and educational product demonstrations that showcase innovative practices and materials.

Come join us at the 2018 Highway Conference!

Program guide and agenda

Download the 2018 Highway Conference program guide for more information on all the sessions and features of the event.


Register now!

Conference Registration

CRA Member/Associate Member: $220/$265 (Early rate and after February 23)
Guest/Spouse: $125/$250 (Early rate and after February 23)
Non-Member: $285/$335 (Early rate and after February 23)
Road Show Only: No charge! (preregistration recommended)

100 Year Banquet

CRA Member/Associate Member: $60
Guest/Spouse: $60
Non-Member: $75

Hotel information

CRA will open registration for the hotel block at the Radisson Hotel in downtown Lansing beginning December 6, at 9 a.m.

Each county will have the opportunity to reserve up to three rooms at the Radisson Hotel initially. If rooms remain, CRA will open the hotel block to Associate Members and counties seeking additional rooms on Wednesday, December 13.

To reserve your rooms on December 6, call the Radisson at 517.482.0188 and they will walk you through the process. Payment in full for one night per room per person will be required at that time.

Overflow hotels

Hyatt Place Lansing: 517.679.7600
Group code: G-CRA8 
Rate: $139/night

Fairfield Inn: 517.374.6500
Group code: CRA
Rate: $75/night

Shuttles will run from both locations.

Thank you to our 2018 Highway Conference sponsors!


Interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at the 2018 Road Show? The Road Show is CRA's heavy-equipment trade show that runs two days as part of the Highway Conference (March 13 -14). Call or email Christina Strong at cstrong@micountyroads.org; 517.482.1189.

Download the 2018 Road Show and Sponsor Exhibitor Booklet here.