Teeth-rattling potholes can be spotted around the D.C. region after a harsh winter, and road crews have been filling them in the thousands.
It\’s hard to drive anywhere and not hit a pothole, and recent storms haven\’t helped. D.C.\’s Department of Transportation is only halfway through it\’s Potholepalooza campaign, and it has already filled twice the number it filled during 2013.
The latest freeze-thaw cycle has taken its toll on the roads. Orphaned hubcaps have been found strewn along shoulders, leaning against jersey walls, laying in culverts — footstones for travelers who have fallen victim to the region\’s eruption of potholes.
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Avoiding potholes in D.C. Is a losing battle but The District is fighting back.
The D.C. Department of Transportation reports a 22 percent drop in the requests for pothole repairs. Need to report a pothole? Find out how to do so.