Michigan Roads

A trash bin placed in a pothole to warn drivers. (WWJ/Ron Dewey)

Trash Bin Stands As Warning To Drivers To Avoid Dangerous Pothole

While most city trash bins are dutifully lined up along the street, one serves as a warning of an impending sinkhole for residential drivers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/16/2014

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What Lawmakers Did, Didn’t Do Before Summer Break

Late-night wrangling over hiking taxes to improve roads overshadowed Michigan lawmakers’ final days in Lansing before they broke for much of the summer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/15/2014

Michigan State Senate Chamber in Lansing (credit: istock)

Michigan Legislature Adjourns Without Gas Tax Hike

Michigan spends less per driver on roads than any other state, yet also has some of the country’s highest taxes at the pump.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/13/2014

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6 Things To Know About Michigan’s Gasoline Tax Debate

Time’s running short if Michigan is going to raise a lot more money to improve bumpy roads — a long source of frustration for drivers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/07/2014

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Michigan Senate Eyes Bigger Gasoline Tax Increase

The fuel tax could equate to over 42 cents a gallon in five years — more than double the existing tax.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/19/2014

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Hackel Points Finger At Mich. Legislature: Find Political Courage To Fix Roads

Hackel says he thinks many lawmakers are not moving forward on a funding solution out of fear of not getting re-elected.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2014

Potholes go curb-to-curb across E. Grand Blvd. at Chene, alongside I-94.   (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)

New MI Budget Bill Includes $330M Supplement, Mostly For Roads

Calley said Friday a comprehensive road funding fix is still needed, but this money will address potholes and other problems caused by the harsh winter.

CBS Detroit–03/14/2014

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Macomb County Teams Up With City Of Warren To Fight Potholes

With road crews struggling to keep up with the cracks and crevices on area streets, Warren’s mayor proposes a unique agreement: Let our city patch county pavement.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/06/2014

House OKs Road Money, Accounts For Medicaid Delay

A divided Michigan House approved a mid-year spending bill Tuesday with more money for road maintenance because of the severe winter and to account for a delay in the expansion of Medicaid.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2014

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Michigan Panel Plans $100M For Plowing, Potholes

“There’s an emergency – a serious pothole problem – which is about to get much worse,” said Sen. John Pappageorge, R-Troy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/19/2014

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