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

Study: ‘Rubberized’ Roads May Help Michigan Roads Endure Tougher Climates

Researcher at Michigan Tech said that the Department of Environmental Quality has awarded several grants to study rubberized asphalt and that roads might respond better to temperature fluctuations.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2014

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

Driver On Potholes: “It’s Like A Graveyard, A Hole For Everybody’s Car”

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/24/2014

A snow plow clears several inches of snow and drops salt along Warren Avenue as the area deals with record breaking freezing weather January 6, 2014 in Detroit. (Credit: Joshua Lott/Getty Images) FILE.

Tri-County Road Budgets In Jeopardy After Grueling Winter

Counties are rapidly spending their road maintenance budgets and it could leave less for much-needed repairs in the summer.

01/29/2014

Snow Creates Hazardous Driving Conditions In Metro Detroit

An overnight dusting of snow has led to a sloppy mess on freeways and other roads in metro Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/17/2013

(credit: JENS-ULRICH KOCH/AFP/Getty Images) FILE

Monitors From MSU Engineering Watch For Road, Bridge Defects

As the state of Michigan looks to improve its infrastructure — roads and bridges — a team of Michigan State University researchers think they may have one solution.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2013

5 Mich. Issues In Doubt Besides Medicaid Expansion

The Rick Snyder v. Senate Republicans showdown over Medicaid expansion is overshadowing the fact that other big bills went unresolved before lawmakers adjourned for at least two months.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/30/2013

From Roads To Schools, Michigan Budget Touches You

The Republican-crafted spending plan affects many corners of Michigan life — from how much it will cost to hunt and fish, to fixing deteriorating roads, to lengthening the school year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/16/2013

Gov. Rick Snyder. (Getty Images, File)

Gov. Snyder To Deliver Third State Of The State Address

Governor Rick Snyder is expected to be met by hundreds of protesters Wednesday night as he delivers his third State of the State Address.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/16/2013

Crews Hard At Work Clearing Snow From Tri-County Roads

Driving conditions are continuing to improve Thursday, thanks to the various crews around the tri-county area that have been clearing snow and ice from the roads.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/27/2012

(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: We Must Fix Our Crumbling Infrastructure

Most Americans who traveled during this Thanksgiving holiday came face to face with an American reality: while there is much to be thankful for, our infrastructure is not one of those things.

11/26/2012

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