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In case you can’t get enough of Michigan potholes, you can now “enjoy” the virtual experience. A Michigan man has created an app to bring the experience of driving on Michigan roads to anyone with a smart device.

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A $315 million surplus is causing tension between local and state government officials.

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A bill in the state house would block insurance companies from increasing car insurance premiums on drivers who have made claims for damage caused by Michigan’s failing roads.


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Governor Rick Snyder and state lawmakers have an extra $315 million dollars to work with as they finalize the new budget.

Photo courtesy Michigan Department of Transportation

UPDATE 7:30AM: One lane of traffic has reopened on I-75 following yesterday's crash, but the two center lanes and the right lane remain closed as crews continue to work to stabilize the Salzburg Road bridge.

 

Previous reporting: Southbound I-75 remains closed in Bay County Thursday morning, after a truck hit a support column on the Salzburg Road bridge and burst into flames Wednesday afternoon.

Traffic is being detoured onto eastbound M-25, to southbound M-13, to southbound M-84, and then back onto I-75.

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