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Fixing the roads: Michigan unveils big new projects and the tool for tracking them

More roadwork to take place this spring, summer

Fixing the roads: Michigan unveils big new projects and the tool for tracking them
Fixing the roads: Michigan unveils big new projects and the tool for tracking them

LANSING, Mich.Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced new projects regarding Michigan roads that are expected to get underway soon.

Officials also announced a new tool to help residents track road projects in their area. Some projects had been started, but when the pandemic hit things seemed to stall.

Click here to view the new dashboard.

Whitmer has just announced 21 big projects that will get underway. This includes projects in I-94, I-75 and Gratiot. Many bridge projects will also soon get underway.

The Rebuilding Michigan Plan means work will continue on roads this construction season. As we move into the spring and summer more work will be popping up.

READ: More Michigan road coverage

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Michigan 2021 state highway road construction projects: Here’s what’s planned

The Michigan governor announced a list of 21 state highway road construction projects Tuesday that are planned for the 2021 season through the Rebuilding Michigan bonding program.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s office said these road projects (listed below) are a blend of those previously funded through the Michigan Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) budget as well as several supported by the Rebuilding Michigan bonding program.

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Hank Winchester is Local 4's Consumer Investigative Reporter and the head of WDIV's "Help Me Hank" Consumer Unit. He works to solve consumer complaints, reveal important recalls and track down thieves who have ripped off metro Detroiters.

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