(CBS DETROIT) – Governor Gretchen Whitmer is visiting several construction sites at Michigan’s roads and bridges.
The governor says she is urging the legislature to pass a $30 million budget request to fix the state’s infrastructure.READ MORE: Whitmer Tours Eastern Michigan University Vaccination Clinic
“We’ve got a once in a lifetime opportunity with the American rescue plan dollars coming to Michigan, thanks to President Biden, we’ve got about $10 billion. This is money that we can use to make once in a lifetime type of investments,” she said.READ MORE: Stimulus Check Update: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming?
This is in addition to federal funding from the coronavirus relief plan.
Already underway is the $350 million Rebuilding Michigan Plan which is reconstructing the state’s highways.MORE NEWS: Michigan Reports 9,674 New COVID-19 Cases, 12 Deaths For Sunday And Monday
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