The Road Not Taken: Michigan’s Highway Funding Decisions – Lessons from the Past and Implications for the Future
In 1997, the Michigan Legislature increased the fuel tax by four cents per gallon to improve the state’s highway network, which at that time had some of the roughest pavements and most structurally deficient bridges in the country. Now, the Legislature is again considering additional highway investment. This report examines the uses of the 1997 four-cent fuel tax increase and whether it was adequate to sustain highway conditions today and into the future.
Infrastructure Assets: Bridge, Highway Assets, Pavement
Resource Types: Research Report
Management Processes: Resource Allocation