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MDOT Reality Check Video Examines Pothole Myths

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16th April

Potholes won’t fill themselves without additional funding, and this MDOT video explains why pothole patching is only a temporary fix.



2014 MITA Pothole Pocketbook Contest Comes to a Close: Entrants Spend Nearly $15,000 in Car Repairs

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8th April

Entrants to MITA’s Pothole Pocketbook Contest this year spent nearly $15,000 in Car Repairs.



MITA Statement Regarding House Infrastructure Funding Plan

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3rd April

The Michigan House announced an infrastructure funding plan today.



Final Winner of 2014 Pothole Pocketbook Contest Announced

Posted by Michigan Transportation Team in Latest News, News and Blog. Comments Off

2nd April

A Lansing man’s puncture-proof run-flat tire was no match for a pothole.



Road Industry Launches Second Batch of Billboards “Everyone Talks About Fixing Michigan’s Roads. It’s Time to Act!”

Posted by Michigan Transportation Team in Latest News, News and Blog. Comments Off

1st April

More billboards across the state urge legislators to act now on road funding.



4th Winner of Pothole Pocketbook Contest Announced

Posted by Michigan Transportation Team in Latest News, News and Blog. Comments Off

27th March

Linda Rosenthal of Holland is the fourth winner of MITA’s Pothole Pocketbook Contest.



Michigan Road Crisis Update: Cost to Fix Michigan Roads is Now Nearly $2.2 Billion and Rising

Posted by Michigan Transportation Team in Latest News, News and Blog, Studies. Comments Off

20th March

A new report released this week by a former state representative highlights what it will cost to maintain Michigan’s roads and bridges due to legislative inaction.



Third Winner of Pothole Contest: Swerving Into Snowbank Nets Her $918 Repair Bill

Posted by Michigan Transportation Team in Latest News, News and Blog. Comments Off

18th March

Third Winner In Pothole Contest Announced Today



Michigan Roads Receive Funding Boost, But 10 Times More is Needed

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13th March

Michigan roads received money yesterday, but 10 times more is needed.



Big Rapids Man is Second Winner in Pothole Pocketbook Contest

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12th March

Big Rapids man had bad luck and good luck when it came to hitting a pothole.






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MDOT Reality Check Video Examines Pothole Myths
April 16, 2014
Potholes won't fill themselves without additional funding, and this MDOT video explains why pothole patching is only a temporary fix.
2014 MITA Pothole Pocketbook Contest Comes to a Close: Entrants Spend Nearly $15,000 in Car Repairs
April 8, 2014
Entrants to MITA's Pothole Pocketbook Contest this year spent nearly $15,000 in Car Repairs.
MITA Statement Regarding House Infrastructure Funding Plan
April 3, 2014
The Michigan House announced an infrastructure funding plan today.
Final Winner of 2014 Pothole Pocketbook Contest Announced
April 2, 2014
A Lansing man's puncture-proof run-flat tire was no match for a pothole.
Road Industry Launches Second Batch of Billboards “Everyone Talks About Fixing Michigan’s Roads. It’s Time to Act!”
April 1, 2014
More billboards across the state urge legislators to act now on road funding.
4th Winner of Pothole Pocketbook Contest Announced
March 27, 2014
Linda Rosenthal of Holland is the fourth winner of MITA's Pothole Pocketbook Contest.
Michigan Road Crisis Update: Cost to Fix Michigan Roads is Now Nearly $2.2 Billion and Rising
March 20, 2014
A new report released this week by a former state representative highlights what it will cost to maintain Michigan's roads and bridges due to...