Governor Snyder Declares Emergency For Marquette County

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GLR News Update

GLR News Update

Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has declared a state of disaster for Marquette County after severe weather this week caused flooding and significant destruction to roadways in Chocolay, Skandia and West Branch townships.

With the declaration, Snyder has made available all state resources in cooperation with local recovery efforts in the affected areas.

It authorizes the State Police, Emergency Management and Homeland Security to coordinate state efforts.

The declaration also allows the state to request emergency federal highway funding to repair road damages caused by the flooding and washouts.