Road Repair

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Township Road Initiative Will Pool Funds To Tune Of $14M For Wayne County Road Repairs

Roads in several Wayne County communities that are in bad shape could get the repairs they desperately need.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/02/2014

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Crater-Like Pothole Causes Headaches On I-75 At Springwells

“In the past few months, there’s been more car wrecks up there than I’ve ever seen.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/19/2014

Gov. Rick Snyder. (Getty Images/Bill Pugliano) FILE

Snyder Backs Off Big Gas Tax Hike

“One of the ways we got in trouble with our transportation funding was, by having cents-per-gallon, we sort of went backwards.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/12/2013

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

Michigan’s $483M Surplus May Go To Road Repairs

“The feeding frenzy has begun,” House Speaker Jase Bolger said. “Everyone under the sun has new ideas and new ways to spend this money.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/18/2013

A deep pothole swallows tires of cars on the Northwestern Highway service drive at Red River. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Mich. Road Funding Talks Still At Standstill

High-level talks over fixing Michigan’s deteriorating roads are at a standstill in the Capitol, with Republican and Democratic leaders still unable to agree much on how to even start.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/12/2013

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Mich. Road Debate Light On How Money Divvied Up

Gov. Snyder is having a tough time persuading the GOP-led Legislature to swallow an increase in the state gasoline tax from 19 cents to 33 cents a gallon and a hike in car license plate fees by 60 percent.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/07/2013

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GOP Leader: Odds Low For Road Funding Deal Soon

A multi-pronged plan to raise more money for road and bridge repairs by asking Michigan voters to increase the retail sales tax doesn’t appear headed for a vote — at least for now.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/06/2013

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Shift In Debate About How To Raise Roads Revenue

The leader of the state Senate has tabled a proposal to raise vehicle registration fees as a way to raise money to fix the roads.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/14/2013

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Michigan Road Bills Would Raise Gas Tax, Vehicle Fee

Under a six-measure package introduced by Republicans on Wednesday, the gasoline tax would nearly double and registration fees for cars and pickup trucks would rise 80 percent.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/31/2013

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Michigan’s Heavy Trucks Blamed For Ailing Roads

Critics of Gov. Snyder’s call for more money to fix Michigan’s ailing roads and bridges are pointing to the state’s highway weight limit as the problem.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/22/2013

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