Arab American News (MI): Wayne County commissioners oppose plans to increase truck weights on Michigan roadways

“We know here in Michigan what this does to our roads, and what it has done to our roads,” Chair Alisha Bell, D-Detroit said. “Safety for all drivers and our infrastructure should not be compromised and this body will not approve any legislation that calls for an increase in weight or length of trucks.”

The resolution states that any increases beyond the current capacity of county infrastructure would cause excessive damage to roads and bridges and increase safety risks for motorists.

According to Bell, other counties throughout the United States have adopted similar legislation.”

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