It's been part of Governor Gretchen Whitmer's promise during her run as Governor of Michigan, to fix the damn roads and that's exactly what's being done.

There are a lot of roads and bridges for that matter that need to be resurfaced or rebuilt sometime in the near future. It's just a matter of time and big money.

According to WILX, Whitmer visited I-496 in Lansing this week, to see the nearly completed construction of the first project within her rebuilding Michigan plan.

Michigan Department of Transportation invested about $60 million just to improve I-496 between I-96 and Lansing Road.

And can I just say, that whole work area is looking really good. I drove by that whole area the other day and it does look just about finished.

A lot of work went into rebuilding the freeway and ramps, preventive maintenance on all the bridges in the project area, and making operational improvements to the entrance and exit ramps at the I-96, Creyts Road, and Waverly Road interchanges. (WILX)

The Michigan Department of Transportation Director met with Governor Whitmer recently to discuss the project and to go over what was outlined for the necessary improvements.

Governor Whitmer said every Michigander deserves to drive to work and drop their kids at school without popping a tire or cracking a windshield. This transformation is good for our families, our businesses, and our economy as a whole. (WILX)

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