WASHINGTON – In the days and weeks ahead, potholes will bloom on area roads as predictably as flowers in spring. Driving into a pothole can cause a blown tire, a bent wheel rim or worse…
Almost 40 percent of local roads in the District are in poor, very poor, or failed condition, and the District Department of Transportation cannot keep up with all the service requests, according testimony at a council hearing.
The condition of the District\’s roads and the responsiveness to complaints about needed patchwork will be the subject of a council hearing Tuesday.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Department of Transportation says highway crews patched more than 146,000 potholes in March and April. VDOT Commissioner Charlie Kilpatrick on Friday thanked motorists and others who have reported potholes…
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.
After a brutal winter, many of the roads across the region could be mistaken for the surface of the moon.
It\’s a sure sign of spring: Potholes threaten to take over the region\’s roads, and agencies swing into action to fill them.
The Washington region has gone to pot(holes).
Multiple rounds of snow, ice and freezing rain have taken a toll on the roads — and, by extension, pocketbooks.
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.
Road crews report resources are in good shape ahead of the oncoming storm. But with constant clean-up going on, there isn\’t time for regular maintenance.
D.C. officials have pesky potholes in their sights.
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