Motorists will get a smoother ride on M-59 thanks to state funding initiative

Michigan roadways across the state are receiving a much needed upgrade thanks to $115 million in funding from Roads and Risk Reserve Fund, announced state Rep. Gail Haines. “It is vital to the continued improvement and success of the state to repair our roadways,” said Haines, R-Waterford. “The projects are an investment in the future…

State Reps. announce new road projects to benefit Kent County residents

Road projects were announced today across the state, thanks to $115 million set aside in the Legislature’s Roads and Risk Reserve Fund. State Reps. Rob VerHeulen, Peter MacGregor and Ken Yonker are pleased to highlight the details of several Kent County projects. “Everyone in the state will benefit from these planned improvements, and I am…

Special legislative funding leads to road projects for Macomb County, southeast Michigan

Funding set aside in the Fiscal Year 2014 budget for road improvements will help much needed construction projects happen in Macomb County, state Rep. Jeff Farrington announced today. “Residents can look forward to seeing better road conditions not only in Macomb County, but the whole tri-county area as a result of responsible budgeting,” said Farrington,…

Four Ottawa County road projects receive special legislative funding

Road improvements will take place throughout area Four road and bridge improvement projects will take place across Ottawa County, thanks to $115 million set aside by the Michigan Legislature through the Roads and Risk Reserve Fund, state Reps. Roger Victory, Amanda Price and Joe Haveman announced today. The projects will receive more than $4.6 million…

McCready announces pair of road projects to receive special legislative funding

State Rep. Mike McCready today announced two road projects within the 40th House District that will receive special state road funding grants. Funding for the road and bridge improvement projects will come from the $115 million set aside by the Michigan Legislature through the Roads and Risk Reserve Fund. “I am very pleased that Oakland…

Old U.S. 127 scheduled for improvements, thanks to special legislative funding

Leonard: This is an investment in our state’s roads Old U.S. 127 will receive a special state road funding grant made possible by the Michigan Legislature, state Rep. Tom Leonard announced today. The section of Old U.S. 127 between Webb Road and Chadwick Road will receive road upgrades, including resurfacing work, thanks to a $1.4…

Pontiac Lake Bridge scheduled for repair, thanks to special legislative funding

Pontiac Lake Bridge will receive a special state road funding grant made possible by the Michigan Legislature, state Rep. Eileen Kowall announced today. Pontiac Lake Bridge will undergo repairs thanks to a $500,000 grant. The money is part of the $115 million the Legislature dedicated to the Roads and Risk Reserve Fund during the 2013-14…

State Rep. Nancy Jenkins joins Rep. Dale Zorn (right) and Paul Ajegba, Michigan Department of Transportation engineer for the University Region, in announcing road and bridge projects across the state, made possible by special funding set aside by the Michigan Legislature.

Jenkins announces special legislative funding for M-52 road improvements

The portion of M-52 from Valley Road to M-50 will undergo road repairs and upgrades, thanks to a $1.26 million grant set aside by the Michigan Legislature, state Rep. Nancy Jenkins announced today.“Our roads and bridges are such an important part of our everyday lives here in Michigan, so I am glad we were able…

Outman: Local road projects a good step in the right direction

Work is an initial investment in fixing roads State Rep. Rick Outman today said two road projects in Gratiot and Montcalm counties represent a step in the right direction to improve transportation statewide. Outman, R-Six Lakes, joined his colleagues in Grand Rapids to make the announcement, said the road projects for the 70th District totaling…

Jackson County roadways to benefit from road funding dollars

Jackson County will receive close to $3 million in road improvement grants made possible by the Michigan Legislature, state Reps. Mike Shirkey and Earl Poleski announced today. M-106 from Portage River to Bunkerhill Road will be resurfaced through a $1.75 million grant and Jefferson Road from U.S. 127 to the Brooklyn village limit will receive…

M-13 to see major upgrades – Rep. Glardon

A portion of M-13 will get resurfaced with a $702,000 state grant announced this morning by Rep. Ben Glardon, who serves on the House Transportation Committee. The grant money was made possible by the Legislature, which allocated existing funds to road improvements throughout Michigan.  M-13 from north of I-69 to M-21 will get resurfaced. “Area…

Rep. Kelly announces 2 key road projects from special legislative funding

Two major roadways in Rep. Tim Kelly’s legislative district will get resurfaced thanks to special state road funding grants made possible by the Michigan Legislature, the lawmaker announced this morning. Almost seven miles of M-83 from Genesee Street to M-15 will get resurfaced thanks to a $2 million grant; and M-47 from Church Street to Freeland…