Asphalt

New York City Pothole (credit: CBS 2)

NY Assemblyman Calls For Pothole Website As Crews Race To Fix Pockmarked Roads

State Assemblyman Tom Abinanti has called on the state Department of Transportation to shift repairs into emergency mode.

02/22/2014

A pothole on Long Island (file/credit: Mike Xiriniachs/WCBS 880)

Road Crews Fixing Potholes Caught In Vicious Circle

Even as crews patch potholes, new and existing craters continue to surface.

02/19/2014

A patched section of Route 25 in Lake Grove, N.Y. - July 9, 2013 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

DOT: High Heat Causes Long Island Roadway To Buckle

State Department of Transportation crews spent most of Monday repairing a stretch of buckled roadway on busy Route 25 at the intersection with Route 347 in Lake Grove.

07/09/2013

Alberto Plasencia (credit: Westchester County District Attorney's Office)

Yonkers Man Pleads Not Guilty In 2004 Sprain Parkway Overpass Asphalt Toss

Alberto Plasencia, 27, of Yonkers is charged with murder in the second degree in connection with the April 24, 2004, death of Maria McSweeney.

02/05/2013

Alberto Plasencia (credit: Westchester County District Attorney's Office)

Yonkers Man Faces Murder Charges In 2004 Sprain Parkway Overpass Asphalt Toss

Marie McSweeney was driving on the Sprain Parkway when someone hurled a chunk of asphalt from an overpass in the middle of the afternoon.

01/23/2013

Screed (credit: CBS 2)

Big Apple Paving Over Potholes

The New York City Department of Transportation started using 12 new electric screeds to fix potholes, paid for with $1.14 million in federal funds.

03/30/2011