State lawmakers continue to work on a compromise supplemental budget bill in Lansing, which could include spending about 200million dollars more this year for roads.
The proposal follows concerns raised by local road commissions who are facing winter budget woes due to recent harsh weather.
The plan is to send $100 million to the communities in the near future. The other $100 million will go toward still unidentified projects down the road.
A long term solution for repairing Michigan’s busted roads is still in the works. However, it's not yet a done deal as legislative leaders and and Governor Snyder continue to iron out some issues.
This comes as Snyder and lawmakers have been debating what to do with the state’s $483 million budget surplus.