Memo from the State of Michigan:

There is a POTENTIAL interruption in the issuance of Permits of all types beginning at 12:01 PM on Tuesday, October 1st, 2019. Should the State of Michigan government shut down. MDOT will cease issuance of all types for permits beginning October 1st, 2019. Any permits issued before that day would still be valid. If any individuals or companies need to move a load for emergency response purposes that requires a permit to be legal, are urged to contact the appropriate law enforcement agency for guidance.