Lansing's streets seem horrible. How bad are they?
The City of Lansing rates its streets on a 1-10 scale, with 10 being the best. The scale is broken down into Good, Fair and Poor categories, each with a recommended maintenance treatment.


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As shown in the table below, 258 miles of our network of 414 miles are rated Poor or worse!

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As shown on the graphic below, the average rating of the entire street system has been declining for years and currently sits at 4.14.

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A system-wide rating of 7 is considered desirable.

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1. Lansing's streets seem horrible. How bad are they?
2. What causes streets to deteriorate?
3. What can be done to extend the life of pavement and prevent streets from deteriorating so quickly?
4. Why are Lansing's streets in such bad condition?
5. What are the sources of funding for improving Lansing's streets?
6. How large is the annual funding shortfall for streets and what is being done to address it?
7. What can residents do?