These days, it seems like everyone — whether inside or outside of Michigan — is talking about infrastructure. In late January, for example, news sources reported on a preliminary list prepared by President Trump’s transition team that included about 50 possible priority projects across the country — three of which are in Michigan — that could be addressed to the tune of $137.5 billion. Before that, Gov. Rick Snyder released his own 21st Century Infrastructure Report, focusing on the current status of infrastructure in Michigan and what it will cost to make it safe and efficient both now and in the future.
Here are a few interesting figures taken directly from the governor’s report, which was prepared by PSC.