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The Drainage Committee, which comprises five state and local authorities governing water, transportation and the environment, has a proposed plan underway to create a wastewater collection system to manage excess water due to heavy flooding in Detroit. Detroit Documenters reports the proposed drainage tunnel would stream stormwater runoff from I-94 to a state sewer along I-96. Construction is expected to begin October 2024 and completed in 2033. Check out documenters.org for more information.
Other headlines for March 17, 2022:
- City of Detroit is investing $45 million in a dozen recreation centers
- Gov. Gretchen Whitmer submits voter signatures to run for reelection
- New Indian restaurant opens in Midtown, hopes to add flavor and food to Detroit’s culinary scene
Listen: Today’s top stories from the Detroit Evening Report.