Concern over Michigan's crumbling roads

Concern over Michigan's crumbling roads

There are 4 comments on the WXYZ story from Jan 21, 2014, titled Concern over Michigan's crumbling roads. In it, WXYZ reports that:

Driving down any pothole plagued road would drive most drivers to aggravation. Now, a new report from TRIP, a national research group, states there is a significant number of bad roads in the Detroit area.

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kev

Chicago, IL

#1 Jan 22, 2014
Tell me about it!took surface roads from sterling heights to southfield mi. Boy around 10 mile and evergreen it was crumble road extremity! I'm sure Minnesota doesn't have nearly as bad roads as southeast Michigan. And they r farther north. It really is embarrassing!
A Dapter

Columbia, SC

#2 Jan 22, 2014
kev wrote:
Tell me about it!took surface roads from sterling heights to southfield mi. Boy around 10 mile and evergreen it was crumble road extremity! I'm sure Minnesota doesn't have nearly as bad roads as southeast Michigan. And they r farther north. It really is embarrassing!
We simply need to adjust to these things. We can't go speeding down the street at 30MPH willy-nilly. Drive like you are in Beirut and every pothole could be a land mine.
reality is a crutch

Nashua, NH

#3 Jan 23, 2014
You have to hold elected officials accountable for money they receive.

Remember there are federal high way funds, gas taxes at federal state county and city levels, part of your car registrations licenses fees goes to high way rebuilding, tire disposal tax goes to highway funds, tolls,

so with all of this revenue going to state, county city governments we should have the best highways in this section of the galaxies unless your government leaders are using highway funds for other things \.

so have you ask your government what happen to all that highway bread fred??

where is the highway money honey?

don't want to hear about no new taxes earmarked for highways I want to know where all the money that was supposed to be earmarked for highways was spent on?
kev

Buffalo, NY

#5 Jan 23, 2014
reality is a crutch wrote:
You have to hold elected officials accountable for money they receive.
Remember there are federal high way funds, gas taxes at federal state county and city levels, part of your car registrations licenses fees goes to high way rebuilding, tire disposal tax goes to highway funds, tolls,
so with all of this revenue going to state, county city governments we should have the best highways in this section of the galaxies unless your government leaders are using highway funds for other things \.
The excuse would probably be that they need Toll roads/ highways. U can't fight city hall! Lol
so have you ask your government what happen to all that highway bread fred??
where is the highway money honey?
don't want to hear about no new taxes earmarked for highways I want to know where all the money that was supposed to be earmarked for highways was spent on?
The excuse would probably come up about toll roads/ highways

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