Wigwam Hollow Road bridge

Wigwam Hollow Road
8:30 am
Thu January 30, 2014

Work to Finally Begin on Bridge Project

The bridge on Wigwam Hollow Rd as it looks today
Credit Rich Egger

After years of talk, Macomb will make improvements to the Wigwam Hollow Road bridge over the Lamoine River.

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Paying for Street Repairs
10:04 pm
Mon August 20, 2012

Macomb Getting Ready to Sell Bonds

The Wigwam Hollow Road bridge might be repaired with money from the bond sale.
Rich Egger
  • The public hearing on the bond issue
  • Interview with Macomb Mayor Mike Inman

Macomb is in the process of lining up the financing for its multi-year street repair program.

The goal is to have all the financial paperwork and the bond sale completed by October 1. Construction won't start until next spring but Mayor Mike Inman said the money is needed sooner because there is plenty to do between now and then.

“We're going to incur some engineering costs. These are not projects that are sitting on a shelf ready to roll. We're going to have some significant costs,” said Inman.

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City Council Discussion
8:14 pm
Tue June 12, 2012

Plan in the Works for Macomb Street Repairs

Potholes in Macomb
Rich Egger
  • The city council discussion
  • The on-air story

There are plenty of streets in need of repair in Macomb and the city council is now looking at options to pay for the work.

Aldermen this week discussed whether to issue bonds.  Sixth Ward Alderman Tim Lobdell said he's debated the idea for a while and now believes it's the city's best solution.

“I hope we see the long-term value in this. You're talking capital projects. They're going to be used in the future. Those people should be paying the interest debt on them in the future as well,” Lobdell said.

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