As commuters in the D.C. area complain about potholes, the National Park Service continues to be chronically underfunded to fix area roads. With current funding, roads and some trails would continue to crumble due to continually deferred maintenance, with a goal of keeping the highest priority paved roads just above poor condition.
A bumpy and damaged stretch of the Baltimore-Washington Parkway in Laurel, Maryland, remains a major problem for drivers even after the speed limit was lowered to make things safer. See photos and video.
D.C. is struggling to keep up with an onslaught of potholes that have only increased with last year’s record rainfall. “It’s going to take us five years to get out of the hole that we’re in,” one city official said.
Crews are working Monday morning to repair part of the Baltimore-Washington Parkway between Maryland Route 197 and Maryland Route 198, which for weeks has been riddled with potholes and deteriorated pavement.
Potholes opened up on northbound Route 4 on the deck of the bridge over the western branch of the Patuxent River. Crews with the Maryland State Highway Administration temporarily patched the holes Wednesday morning.
The first major snow storm of the season is over, but the damage to roads and highways has only begun.
Another round of snow could be coming to the D.C. region next week, so road crews are busy patching potholes before they grow. Here’s how to watch out for them, and how you can report problems.
Potholes don’t typically start showing up in large numbers around here until February or March, but they are blooming early in parts of the area.
With construction underway on the Memorial Bridge, crossing it already comes with challenges, and the arrival of several potholes have recently made the drive a much bumpier one.
If you’ve experienced an axle-snapping pothole and want to get a road crew on the scene, Montgomery County wants residents to know there are a few ways to do that.
To fix pothole pocked roads and crumbling bridges across Virginia would cost about $13.1 billion, and that’s just the VDOT estimate to get the roads up to “fair” condition.
With the weather improving, road crews in Prince George’s County and D.C. will start work to repair the potholes in the roads. Here’s what you need to know.
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.
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.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.