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An excavator loads rock salt onto a truck. (Credit: Getty Images)

Road Commission For Oakland County Is Ready For Winter

The Road Commission for Oakland County may be ahead of the salt game this winter.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/03/2011

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Gov. Snyder Discusses Infrastructure Plan

Governor Rick Snyder said if drivers want better roads and bridges, they better be prepared to pay for them.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/27/2011

Gov. Snyder Lays Out Transportation Plan

Michigan governor Rick Snyder proposes a new plan in an attempt to raise more than a billion dollars a year to fix the state’s roads.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/26/2011

Gov. Snyder To Discuss Local Control For Local Roads

Gov. Rick Snyder is unveiling his plan to eliminate the 19-cent gas tax and replace it with a wholesale fuel price, and grant local communities more control over their roads.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/26/2011

Gov. Snyder Wants Wholesale Tax On Fuel

Governor Rick Snyder this week will unveil his road map for making Michigan’s roads better. This follows a new report this week that showed the state’s infrastructure is failing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/25/2011

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Michigan Engineers Group Says State Roads, Bridges Flunk

Michigan is still not making the grade after receiving an overall D grade for infrastructure two years ago, the Michigan Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers announced Monday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/24/2011

New roads facilitate movement along rivers and roads, which can in turn fuel the spread of superbugs. Photo of the Cayapas River in the province of Esmeraldas, Ecuador taken by James Trostle of Trinity College. (University of Michigan photo.)

UM Research: Roads Pave The Way For Spread Of Superbugs

Antibiotic resistant E. Coli was much more prevalent in villages situated along roads than in rural villages located away from roads, which suggests that roads play a major role in the spread or containment of antibiotic resistant bacteria, commonly called superbugs, a new study finds.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/29/2011

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Road Commission: Fix As Many Potholes As You Can In 10 Days For $25K

Call it the $25,000 question: Does a Pennsylvania company have what it takes to fix Michigan’s pothole problem? The Monroe County Road Commission is planning to find out.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/28/2011

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Will Mich. Benefit From Obama’s Plan To Spend More On Road Projects?

Included in President Obama’s “American Jobs Act” is a proposal to spend $50 billion on road and bridge projects.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/09/2011

Jacknife semi on the I-96/94 interchange Friday morning (WWJ Photo/Bill Szumanski)

Icy Conditions Cause Major Traffic Backups

Freezing rain and drizzle that’s moved into the area is causing treacherous driving conditions for Friday morning commuters.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/04/2011

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