GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order late last week allowing certain types of workplaces to reopen, including construction, real estate and work that is primarily performed outside.
Low-risk industries are set to resume work on starting at 12:01 on May 7, including the Kent County Road Commission.
The road commission said work will resume Thursday because they're about a month behind on road repairs.
With fewer people on the road and lower gas tax revenue, the road commission projects about a 10% budget loss. Luckily, the mild winter West Michigan saw has helped to save some money.
MORE on 13 ON YOUR SIDE:
►Make it easy to keep up to date with more stories like this. Download the 13 ON YOUR SIDE app now.