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Salt Prices Soar – Another Hit for Cash-Strapped Road Agencies

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26th August

State and local road agencies are bracing for a massive increase in salt prices this year as they prepare for winter.



Susan J. Demas: Detroit flood isn’t enough to push GOP Legislature to lead on roads

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26th August

After essentially taking the summer off to campaign, leaders have thrown up their hands on roads, which voters say is their No. 1 issue.



Metro Detroit Floods Expose Underinvestment in Infrastructure

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13th August

Detroit Floods: Persistent underinvestment in infrastructure has dire consequences.



Voters Across the State Overwhelmingly Approve Road Funding

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12th August

MITA press release regarding successful primary election road funding results.



Election 2014: Voters Obviously Willing To Pay More For Roads

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11th August

Voters last week were generous with regard to approving local road funding.



Local Communities Place Road Work Millages On August Ballot

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28th July

Road millages are on the ballot in communities across the state next week.



How to Avoid Potholes

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22nd July

A clever, to the point video, that also references the TRIP report.



State Officials Need To Act On Michigan Roads

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21st July

This opinion page piece from the Midland Daily News takes the Michigan Legislature to task for their inaction on road funding.



New TRIP Report: Michigan Among States With 30% or More Major Rural Roads in Disrepair

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10th July

A new national report shows that 32 percent of rural roads in Michigan are in poor condition.



Michigan Laborers Road Tour Calls On Legislature to Act on Road Funding

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8th July

To highlight the road funding crisis, the Michigan Laborers hosted press conferences across the state recently.






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Salt Prices Soar – Another Hit for Cash-Strapped Road Agencies
August 26, 2014
State and local road agencies are bracing for a massive increase in salt prices this year as they prepare for winter.
Susan J. Demas: Detroit flood isn’t enough to push GOP Legislature to lead on roads

After essentially taking the summer off to campaign, leaders have thrown up their hands on roads, which voters say is their No. 1 issue.
Metro Detroit Floods Expose Underinvestment in Infrastructure
August 13, 2014
Detroit Floods: Persistent underinvestment in infrastructure has dire consequences.
Voters Across the State Overwhelmingly Approve Road Funding
August 12, 2014
MITA press release regarding successful primary election road funding results.
Election 2014: Voters Obviously Willing To Pay More For Roads
August 11, 2014
Voters last week were generous with regard to approving local road funding.
Local Communities Place Road Work Millages On August Ballot
July 28, 2014
Road millages are on the ballot in communities across the state next week.
How to Avoid Potholes
July 22, 2014
A clever, to the point video, that also references the TRIP report.