LANSING, Mich. (WZZM) - West Michigan drivers can expect a smoother ride, beginning next spring.
Thursday morning the state announced more than $15 million in funding for road and infrastructure projects in the region. The money, which comes from the $115 million allocated to the Michigan Roads and Risk Reserve Fund, will be divided up among Kent, Ottawa, Muskegon, Ionia and Montcalm counties.
"These projects will all take place within our state's current budget and without raising taxes, which is what our hard-working taxpayers deserve. By planning ahead and allocating these funds specifically for road and bridge projects, we are paving the way for a brighter future here in Michigan," said Cannon Township Representative Peter MacGregor in a statement released Thursday.
The list of road projects includes: