As potholes swell across our region, local asphalt is in high demand and factories can barely keep pace.
State Assemblyman Tom Abinanti has called on the state Department of Transportation to shift repairs into emergency mode.
Even as crews patch potholes, new and existing craters continue to surface.
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.
Alberto Plasencia, 27, of Yonkers is charged with murder in the second degree in connection with the April 24, 2004, death of Maria McSweeney.
Marie McSweeney was driving on the Sprain Parkway when someone hurled a chunk of asphalt from an overpass in the middle of the afternoon.
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.