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Posted on: April 10, 2023

About Roads


Did you know Clinton Township has no authority to make road decisions (jurisdiction) within our community? All public roads in Michigan townships, except for a few owned and maintained by the state, are controlled by the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) and are under the jurisdiction of their respective county governments; in our case, the Macomb County Department of Roads (MCDoR). READ MORE

Establishing Quality Roads

Establishing quality roadways is a Clinton Township strategic initiative that began with assembling a committee of experts and stakeholders to tackle the issues associated with the deplorable condition of our roads. READ MORE

Road Funding Problems

The state road funding formula, Public Act 51 (PA 51), determines how existing Michigan Transportation Fund (MTF) dollars are distributed. Unfortunately, it's a law that has not substantially changed since 1951. Outdated provisions of PA 51 disproportionately divert MTF dollars to rural communities and dramatically disadvantage Southeast Michigan and other highly-populated areas of our state. READ MORE

The State of Our Roads - Clinton Township Roads Interactive Map

The interactive map tool comprises multiple tabs with details about local and main road pavement conditions, road jurisdiction information, and road projects and maps. READ MORE

Special Assessment Districts (SADs)

Special Assessment Districts (SADs) are designated areas where a majority of property owners agree to allow the Township to levy a property tax in exchange for improving public roads. The Township can initiate a SAD, but it is typically done by petitioning the property owners in a designated area who wish to make an authorized improvement. READ MORE

What Can I Do?

CLICK HERE to contact your State Legislator with our easy-to-use fillable form.

CLICK HERE to visit our About Roads page.
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