Six residents in one of the poorest communities in Michigan got together and purchased 900 pounds of cold patch and spent a recent steamy July day on Lumpkin Road, pounding it in themselves.
We all know the roads in metro Detroit are in terrible shape, but just how bad is it?
Four potholes, including one measuring 4.3 feet by 13.6 feet, were east of the crash scene in Oakland County’s Lyon Township.
Most bills were approved primarily along party lines Wednesday in the Republican-controlled House.
“We can do it – if we have the will to prioritize,” said House Speak Kevin Cotter.
More than half of Michigan’s major roads will be in poor condition within a decade if nothing’s done, up from 38 percent in 2014 and 23 percent in 2006.
Director of Research and Policy for the national transportation research group TRIP, Rocky Moretti, said that Michigan’s “infrastructure deficit” is only getting deeper.
It’s pothole season. And those giant holes in the roads can cause expensive damage to your car.
Executive Mark Hackel is once again asking residents in Macomb County to help fix some of the county’s worst pothole-laden roads by calling 911.
As spring nears and pothole season arrives – there will be a lot more business for tire repair.