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Michigan roads: How bad is the pothole problem?

New study puts road conditions into perspective

DETROIT – A new study puts into perspective just how bad Michigan's roads are.

TRIP, a national transportation research group, conducted the study that shows the conditions of the state's roads and how much drivers shell out for repairs.

According to the study, 40 percent of Michigan's roads are in poor or mediocre condition and 1 in 10 bridges are structurally deficient. The study also found that the average driver spends about $646 a year to repair damage caused by the roads.

Look at the full findings below:


About the Authors:

Amber Ainsworth

Amber is a Web Producer for ClickOnDetroit and graduated from the University of Michigan-Dearborn with a Journalism and Screen Studies degree. She is a writer and photographer who covers music and local beer, when she's not covering news. Amber is also a member of the Michigan National Guard.