A new emphasis by Michigan
to concentrate funding on repairing current roads over building new ones
has put three major road projects in the Detroit area on hold, The Detroit
Free Press reported Feb. 4.
The three projects are:
between Jefferson and Detroit's riverfront.
expansion of I-94 in Detroit.
plan to add a lane each way to I-75 in Oakland County.
“There probably will
have to be more deferred projects because we just don't have the money
to pay for a lot of these projects,” Mary Dettloff, a spokeswoman for Gov.
Jennifer Granholm, told the newspaper Feb. 3.