Chris Van Hollen told WTOP Wednesday that contracting to repair the potholes will soon begin. It follows a meeting that the Maryland Democrat had recently with the National Park Service to discuss the situation.
To promote safe driving, the National Park Service has lowered the speed limit from 55 mph to 40 mph on a stretch of the Baltimore-Washington Parkway. It’s a step toward improving conditions on the busy, pothole-riddled parkway.
Drivers who unexpectedly slam into a pothole on D.C. streets can sometimes get the city to pay for the damage, and last year, one driver got more than $6,000. Find out how to report a pothole, now to make a claim — and what you need to prove.
If you’re one of many traveling on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway Tuesday — or any other day, for that matter — you could be in for a bumpy ride due to new potholes opening up.
As temperatures rise, so does the number of potholes. But there’s a little hope for drivers as this winter comes to a close.
The first wild temperature swings of the season have created a fertile breeding ground for potholes on many D.C.-area roads. Area highway officials said they’re on the case; find out what they’re doing about the problem.
Despite a relatively mild winter in the area, the grand total for nationwide pothole damage could be even higher, AAA says.
The pothole problem across the Washington metro area is so bad that the National Park Service is asking drivers to take it slow or take public transportation.
Pothole damage has cost drivers nationwide $15 billion over the past five years. The average pothole-related repair bill is $300.
A large pothole near the Pentagon caused a lot of trouble for drivers Saturday, prompting at least one to report it to the Virginia Department of Transportation.
WASHINGTON — There’s no question we’ve had a tough winter, made tougher by roads dappled with potholes for nearly every driver’s commute. But soon, there will be smooth pavement ahead. The District is set to kick off its seventh…
WASHINGTON – Drivers are dodging them like landmines — potholes are just about everywhere. But transportation departments say there are a number of challenges in repairing them. Choosing the worst of the worst potholes depends on which…
WASHINGTON — Vehicle damage from potholes can add up. Whether a pothole blows a tire or damages a car’s suspension, the repair work isn’t cheap. “You’re looking at something that can cause anywhere from $120 to…
WASHINGTON — Drivers may experience delays on the George Washington Parkway Wednesday as an emergency pothole repair effort continues through the day. Potholes on George Washington Parkway disabled 15 or more vehicles Tuesday night, causing a portion…
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