It’s almost a done deal.
Half of that money is planned to be set to local communities in the new future.
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.
Authorities are advising motorists to leave early and give yourself extra time to get to your destination … and be sure to give the snow plows and salt trucks room to do their jobs.
Road crews work to patch thousands and thousands of potholes, resulting from the wicked Winter weather.
People calling WWJ Monday morning had a list of pothole problem areas including: the Lodge Freeway service drive near Eight Mile, I-96 eastbound near Livernois, Hannan Road over I-275.
A motorist hit a pothole and damaged the tire enough that it needed to be replaced, just minutes before a press conference to address the problem.
“There’s an emergency – a serious pothole problem – which is about to get much worse,” said Sen. John Pappageorge, R-Troy.
After the weather eases, state and local governments will be left with steep repair bills that could affect their budgets for months to come.
Chaos and craziness is how drivers are describing the southbound stretch of Greenfield Road in Southfield, between 8 and 10 Mile roads.