Over 200 Schools Closed For Winter Weather — But Why?

Yes, it’s snowing outside, but it’s mainly just slushy and wet roads to deal with. In spite of that, more than 200 area schools decided their doors would be closed Friday. Why is that?

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/24/2012

Gravel Roads Closed Due To Thaw

A number of rural gravel roads in Wayne County’s Sumpter Township were closed Thursday due to the warmer-than-normal temperatures.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/02/2012

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Drivers Sound Off On State Road Improvement Plan

State lawmakers this week will examine a plan to raise nearly $1.5 billion a year to fix Michigan’s crumbling roads and bridges. But it would come at a price to drivers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/24/2012

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Roads, Motorists’ Money At Stake In Michigan

A package of bills soon to be introduced in the Michigan Legislature is expected to propose higher vehicle registration fees and tax changes to raise more money for road repairs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/21/2012

Roads Slippery After Overnight Snow

The snow overnight has left most area roadways snow covered and slippery Saturday morning.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/21/2012

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Traveling This Winter? Follow These Tips To Stay Safe On The Road

No matter how many years of driving experience you have under your belt, winter weather never fails to present a wide variety of challenges.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/31/2011

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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


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




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