Detroit News: Report shows Michigan roads, dams, other infrastructure in poor shape
From Detroit News:
In a report released Tuesday morning, members of a national engineering society have given Michigan's crumbling infrastructure an overall grade of D, as in "dismal." Based on an 18-month survey, the Michigan Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers said nine vital infrastructure systems -- aviation, dams, drinking water, energy, navigable waterways, roads/bridges, storm water treatment, wastewater collection and transit -- needed massive transfusions of money if Michigan's economic prosperity and quality of life are to be maintained.
“Transportation is critical to our nation’s competitiveness. To put it simply, our transportation network is the backbone of our economy, and we must have a strong foundation to support economic growth.”