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Audit Finds Some Michigan Bridge Inspections Lacking

An audit finds some bridges classified as being in critical condition aren’t being inspected as frequently or as thoroughly as they should be.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/13/2015

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Monitors From MSU Engineering Watch For Road, Bridge Defects

As the state of Michigan looks to improve its infrastructure — roads and bridges — a team of Michigan State University researchers think they may have one solution.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2013

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28 Michigan Bridges Labeled ‘Structurally Deficient’ And ‘Fracture Critical’

There are 28 Michigan bridges that are considered “structurally deficient” and “fracture critical,” according to data compiled by The Associated Press.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/16/2013


Mackinac Bridge Tolls Set To Rise On Jan. 1

The new toll for an automobile or passenger vehicle will be $4 starting Sunday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/30/2011

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Michigan Engineers Group Says State Roads, Bridges Flunk

Michigan is still not making the grade after receiving an overall D grade for infrastructure two years ago, the Michigan Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers announced Monday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/24/2011


Will Mich. Benefit From Obama’s Plan To Spend More On Road Projects?

Included in President Obama’s “American Jobs Act” is a proposal to spend $50 billion on road and bridge projects.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/09/2011

I-75 Bridge Work Begins This Weekend

MDOT has begun work on 16 bridges on I-75 in Genesee County.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/07/2011

Bad Bridges in MI

A new study by a road builders group claims that more than 3,000 of the state’s bridges get poor safety ratings.