Lansing announces new plan to fix roads

Lansing announces new plan to fix roads

Lansing is getting serious about its road work. Today the city announced its “Road Project Plan” for fiscal year 2019. The plan includes work on several major streets in Lansing, including pothole repairs that the city says will average 48 hours from start...
Ideas that work are as scarce as road money

Ideas that work are as scarce as road money

Recently this newspaper asked why 2,000-year-old Roman roads are still in good shape when Michigan pavements seem to decay regularly. A few years ago, at the request of legislators, my bureau at the Michigan Department of Transportation prepared pavement designs and...