Gov. Gretchen Whitmer campaigned on a pledge to “fix the damn roads.” And after her first year in office – marked by opposition and inaction from the Legislature – she took matters into her own hands during last month’s State of the State.

Her plan to bond for $3.5 billion through bonding to fix some of Michigan’s roads will translate into real solutions starting this year. That’s welcome news for the millions of Michiganders who drive on state highways.

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