After two decades on the radio in West Michigan, Robb became a traffic reporter in early 2006 and has been FOX 17’s roads scholar since 2008.

Born and raised in Southern California, he’s a Dodger fan. But he doesn’t surf and has never been in the movies. He did meet a few stars out there.

His first car was a 1966 Barracuda, but it sounds cooler than it was, due to dents provided by the previous owner.

As a driver, he adheres strictly do his ‘five-over’ rule: never drive more than five miles per hour over the speed limit.


Recent Articles
  • Leonard Street construction project begins Monday

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Details of more construction on Leonard Street in Grand Rapids includes a period where the intersection of Leonard Street at Fuller Avenue will be closed. The project encompasses Leonard Street all the way from a point east of College Avenue to Ball Avenue. Phase 1 of the construction begins on Monday, March 27, when westbound Leonard Street will be closed from Ashland Avenue to Fuller Avenue. Traffic will be detoured via Fuller, Knapp Street and Plainfield Avenue. one […]

  • M-6 will be closed when reconstruction takes place this summer

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Of the three major highway projects in the Grand Rapids area, the reconstruction of M-6 west of Wilson Avenue will prove to the be most disruptive. That highway will be completely closed during the project, which begins sometime after July 4th, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation. While eastbound traffic will simply stay on I-196 as a detour, the westbound detour will be more complicated — and inconvenient. Traffic will be required to take northbound […]

  • Multiple vehicle crash closes part of US-31 in Holland

    Holland, Mich. — A crash involving a truck and three other vehicles closed the northbound lanes of US-31 in Holland north of 16th Street. A box truck loaded with beverages ended on its side, and other vehicles were damaged. Two people were hurt. The sequence of events began with a northbound vehicle on US-31 that collided with a truck, which flipped on its side. The truck’s load of alcoholic beverages spilled out of the top of the truck and covered the pavement.  

  • Jackknifed semi blocks southbound US-131 near Wayland

    DORR TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A multiple vehicle crash closed southbound US-131 in Allegan County as snow fell midday Friday. The first reports of the crash came in just before 10 a.m. A minivan was wedged under the rig’s trailer, and two other vehicles had crashed into the wrecks. Minor injuries were reported. The semi was wedged across both lanes, and officials closed southbound US-131 at the Dorr exit at 142nd Avenue. Traffic was backed up to mile 70 as of […]

  • Officer hurt when Allegan County cruiser hit guardrail, leaves road

    VALLEY TOWNSHIP, Mich. — M-40 Lincoln Road was closed early Friday due to a crash involving a police cruiser. The Allegan County Sheriff says that the officer was heading north on M-40, north of 122nd Avenue, when his vehicle left the right side of the road and hit the end of a guardrail. The vehicle then went into the ditch and hit several small trees.  The officer was wearing his seatbelt and his vehicle’s airbags were deployed. The road was closed […]

  • List of streets still closed in Battle Creek

    BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — There are still plenty streets in Battle Creek that are closed due to trees and limbs in the roadway. The city released this list: Vale Street – East Michigan Avenue to Cliff Street Elizabeth at Sherman Hanover Street – West Emmett Street to Walter Avenue Parkway Drive at Howland Street Blenken Court – Parkway Drive to Howland Street Myrtle Avenue – North Bedford Road to East Willard Avenue Wentworth Avenue – Highland Avenue to Foster Avenue […]

  • Open house offers info on reconstruction of M-44 Belding Road

    CANNON TOWNSHIP, Mich. — The Michigan Department of Transportation plans a major construction project on M-44 Belding Road, and citizens can get information on it at an open house Tuesday. The public meeting will be at the Cannon Township Center on Belding Road at Myers Lake Avenue on Tuesday, February 28, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. MDOT staff and township officials will be available to answer questions on the nature of the project and schedule. In general, M-44 Belding Road […]

  • It’s official: Deteriorating concrete on M-6 to be replaced this year

    BYRON TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Three miles of crumbling concrete on M-6 will be replaced this year, the Michigan Department of Transportation announced Friday. The exact dates of construction were not announced any more specific than sometime mid- to late-summer. Replacement of the troublesome pavement was originally scheduled to take place in 2018, but the deterioration of concrete joints, where most of the damage is occurring appears to be accelerating, despite regular efforts to repair the joints even during the winter. […]

  • Questions arise from crumbling pavement on M-6

    BYRON TOWNSHIP, Mich. — When a stretch of M-6 needed repairs only seven years after opening, the Michigan Department of Transportation began asking questions. The section of the expressway between US-131 and I-196 was opened in 2004. “We saw in that pavement at 10 years old, for instance, what we wouldn’t see in a pavement for 30 years,” said John Staton, concrete operations and materials engineer for MDOT. Though highway contracts include warrantees, blame did not fall on the contractor. […]