Reports on Michigan Roads to consider while you're waiting:

Free Press: Slingshot effect? What happens when a car hits a pothole, Eric D. Lawrence, 3-13-2019

TRIP: Modernizing Michigan’s Transportation System: Progress and Challenges, March, 2019

Free Press: Report: Michigan doesn't have money to fix deteriorating roads, Kristi Tanner, 3-12-2019

In Michigan, TRIP estimates the bad roads are costing drivers $4.6 billion a year. That's $646 per driver.

In its report, TRIP summarizes research by Cornell University that shows every $1 of deferred maintenance on roads and bridges equates to an additional $4 to $5 in future repairs. 

Free Press: As Whitmer makes case for higher gas taxes, remember what cuts did to Michigan, John Gallagher, 3-12-2019

Free Press: Does Michigan have the worst potholes? Evidence suggests yes, Eric D. Lawrence, Christina Hall, 3-11-2019

 Free Press: 7 questions about Gretchen Whitmer's Michigan gas tax increase, Paul Egan, 3-9-2019

Free Press: Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to propose 45-cent hike in fuel tax to fund Michigan roads, Paul Egan, 3-4-2019  

Free Press:  Thousands seek to recuperate money for pothole repairs. Payouts are rare. But they happen, Elisha Anderson, 3-1-2019

Free Press: Fixing Michigan's crumbling roads: What about the heavy trucks?, Paul Egan, 3-1-2019 

Free Press: Republican lawmakers get real about Michigan roads, Brian DIckerson, 2-17-2019

Free Press: Contracted work at MDOT cost Michigan an extra $90M, study says, Eric D. Lawrence, 2-15-2019

Free Press: MDOT director: Agency needs $1.5 billion more to fix state roads, Paul Egan, 2-5-2019

Free Press: Ex-Michigan lawmakers have plan to fix roads. You may not like it, Brian Dickerson, 1-31-2019

Free Press: MDOT director on crumbling roads: 'We don't have the money to build it right,' Paul Egan, 1-30-2019

Free Press: For a real roads fix, Michigan must be creative, Ron Fisher

Free Press: Survey: Michigan has the crummiest roads in US, Mike Thompson, 1-14-2019

Free Press: Cheap gas prices could mean new trouble for roads, climate, John Gallagher, 1-7-2019

Free Press: Detroit's mobility options changing faster than we think, John Gallagher, 12-7-2018

Free Press: Why Detroit and Michigan must worry about global warming, John Gallagher, 9-7-2018

Free Press: Infrastructure spending: Which state is falling apart the worst?, Samuel Stebbins, 8-13-2018

USA Today: Trump ignites infrastructure debate despite concerns about funding for highways, railways and airports, Bart Jansen, 2-12-2018