Michigan's new $56.8 billion budget includes nearly $8 million for a long awaited road project that officials say will relieve traffic congestion and spur development along the Ingham County/Clinton County line.

According to the Lansing State Journal, extending Coleman Road from where it ends at West Road in East Lansing to Wood Road in Dewitt Township has been under discussion for more than a decade.

The $7.6 million project will relieve traffic congestion in the area along both sides of U.S. 127 that encompasses Eastwood Town Center, Michigan State University Federal Credit Union Headquarters and other major financial institutions.

The project is among the largest of the one time, infrastructure appropriations tucked into the 2019 budget.  Please click on the above link for more information.