County Road Association of Michigan
County Road Association of Michigan
  • About CRAM
  • Legislative Activities
  • Events
  • Media Center
  • Road Commissions
  • Associate Members
  • Bid Information
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Permit Information
  • Seasonal Weight Restrictions
  • Related Links
  • County Road Association Media Center


    Local Roads Matter

    Local Roads Matter

    Local Roads Matter is a coalition of Michigan groups and individuals that recognize our local roads and bridges are critical to business and economic development, schools and families, public safety and health care, agriculture and tourism, and to every Michigan resident. Local roads impact every facet of our lives and they are at risk. To learn more click here

    Recent Press Releases


    Salt Prices Soar – Another Hit to Cash-Strapped Road Agencies

    Michigan Voters Overwhelmingly Support Road Millages

    Response to SE Michigan flooding

    House Takes First Step to Fix Michigan Roads

    County Road Association of Michigan Announces New Leadership

    County Road Agencies Support Proposal to Increase Road Funding

    Legislature approves funds to patch the potholes winter has left in road agency budgets

    Seasonal Weight Restrictions Return

    County road agencies applaud passage of $100 million winter road supplemental by Michigan Senate

    Avoid the "Second Shovel"

    Road agencies renew call for high priority on road funding in state budget

    Frustrations with winter weather leads to unsafe behaviors

    County road agencies see maintenance funds dwindle due to harsh winter

    Local roads benefit from state transportation grants

    CRAM Names New Executive Director

    CRAM Announces Shake Your Mailbox Day 2013

    Work Zone Ahead, Hang Up and Drive - National Work Zone Awareness Week

    2013-14 President and Officers

    Transportation Report Shows Cost of Legislative Inaction

    CRAM Applauds Gov. Snyder's Commitment To Michigan Roads

    Captain Safety Warns of Dangers of Distracted Driving

    CRAM Recognizes Best Practices

    CRAM Applauds Governor Snyder's Commitment to Michigan Roads (2012)

    CRAM Position on Consolidation Surprises

    Congress Considers Cuts to Local Bridge Funding

    Transportation Report Says Legislative Inaction Cost Michigan Taxpayers $1.1 Billion in Two Years

    CRAM shows legislators the cost of inaction

    WE CANNOT AFFORD SHORT-TERM SOLUTIONS

    Returning to the Stone Age: County Road Agencies suffer from a lack of funding

    Transportation Funding Needs Real Solutions

    State of County Roads



    White Papers

    County Road Commission Consolidation Talking Points

    County Road Commission Reforms and Efficiencies

    County Road Commission Best Practices



    Related Publications

    Michigan's County Road Commissions: Driving Our Economy Forward

    Michigan's Road-Funding Dilemma, provided by the Transportation Committee of the Oakland County Business Roundtable

    A Quick Guide to Roads & Road Funding In Michigan

    A Report on Michigans Transportation Needs and Funding Alternatives

    Citizens Advisory Council Report Michigans Roads in Crisis

    Citizens Advisory Council Supplemental Two-Reforms and Efficiencies

    Citizens Advisory Council Supplemental Three-Additional Efficiencies





    CRAM News


         July/August 2014

         June 2014

         May 2014

         April 2014

         March 2014

         February 2014

         January 2014

         December 2013

         November 2013

         October 2013

         September 2013

         August 2013


    Michigan's county road agencies are working to improve roads to accommodate
    commercial vehicles, but increasing costs and declining
    revenues delay these costly improvements. To learn more about
    county road agency's funding needs, click here
    .






    Questions or suggestions? Click here to e-mail us
    Copyright 2009-13 County Road Association of Michigan, all rights reserved.

    Click it or Ticket Drink and Drive You Lose Look Listen & Learn