Michigan Roads

Potholes cover Midland Steet in Highland Park (Credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 50)

Lawmakers Face Pivotal Point In Road Funding Talks

It’s crunch time for Michigan lawmakers to reach a deal to address deteriorating roads and bridges.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/11/2014

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House Approves Road Funding Bill, Using Money Which Would Go To Schools, Local Governments

The Republican-led Senate recently voted to more than double Michigan’s 19-cents-a-gallon gas tax to boost road funding.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/04/2014

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2-Year Construction Project Over Zilwaukee Bridge Completed

The $70-million reconstruction project of I-75 through Saginaw County is has been completed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/03/2014

Potholes in Highland Park. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Roads Top Michigan Legislature’s Lame-Duck Agenda

Michigan lawmakers have three weeks left in their lame-duck session to enact a potentially wide-ranging assortment of bills.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/30/2014

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Anti-Poverty Group: Hike Fuel Tax, Not Sales Tax

Legislative leaders are considering a possible tax hike before year’s end to improve the condition of roads.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/11/2014

Potholes in Highland Park. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Researchers: Rubberized Asphalt May Be Key To Solving Michigan’s Road Woes

Could scrap tires hold the answers needed to fix Michigan’s crumbling roads?

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2014

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Terri Lynn Land, Gary Peters Spar Over Her Plan To Slash Gas Tax

The idea is that by reducing Washington’s middleman role, money would be saved through less “red tape” and bureaucracy. Land estimates savings of up to 20 percent.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/07/2014

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Cash-Strapped Road Agencies Take Another Hit As Salt Prices Soar Ahead Of Winter

With temperatures in the 80s, who’s thinking about winter road salt? Road agencies are – and they’re seeing higher prices.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/27/2014

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Officials Divvy Up $115 Million For Roads

Michigan officials have announced how $115 million of extra funding for shovel-ready road and bridge projects across the state will be spent.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/03/2014

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New Michigan Budget May Affect You In Many Ways

The Republican-written spending plan affects many corners of life — from how much it costs to attend a university to how many state troopers patrol the highways.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/29/2014

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