MI Unveils New Way to Track Road Construction Progress
A new website will help you track how road projects in Michigan are progressing.
Michigan residents now have a new tool to use when it comes to tracking road construction projects throughout the state. The new online dashboard shows the progress of all the projects planned in the Five-Year Transportation Program from now until 2025.
As we continue to invest in better roads and bridges under the Rebuilding Michigan program, this new dashboard will be important to ensure our efforts to fix the damn roads remain on time and on budget...The Rebuilding Michigan plan is financed without an increase at the gas pump, and it’ll help jumpstart our economy by creating thousands of good-paying construction jobs. We have a lot of work to do during this upcoming construction season. Let’s get to work and get the job done...said Governor Gretchen Whitmer.
The Rebuilding Michigan program will focus on rebuilding state highways and bridges and allow the Michigan Department of Transportation to see $3.5 billion in bonds to help finance the projects.
The Rebuilding Michigan Program allows MDOT to completely rebuild some important freeways that we otherwise could only afford to resurface,” “And the bond funding allows us to accelerate the rebuilding of many other non-freeway projects. In keeping with the governor’s objectives, this dashboard gives people a clear view of the program’s impact across the state in an open and transparent fashion...said MDOT Director Paul C. Ajegba.
To be honest, I'm not so concerned about watching the projects online as much as I am that the roads are finally going to be fixed...hopefully.