More snow now, less road repair later?

2:57 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

More snow now, less road repair later?

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Many local governments say the state should use some of its healthy budget surplus to help them deal with the unusually severe winter weather.
Michigan counties are nervously watching as their road maintenance budgets deplete because of record-setting winter weather. The County Road Association of Michigan says local agencies are rapidly spending their road maintenance budgets and it could leave less for much-needed repairs in the summer.