Potholes have become just another part of the daily grind fro New Yorkers. So much so that a national study found more than 50 percent of New York’s roads are in poor condition.
The streets in Jersey City have been battered by snow and freezing temperatures and are now pockmarked with potholes.
Even as crews patch potholes, new and existing craters continue to surface.
The DOT said it filled 1,100 potholes Thursday, focusing on the Belt Parkway in Brooklyn. The swings in temperature have carved out craters in roads across the Tri-State area.
CBS 2’s Kathryn Brown was on pothole patrol Wednesday to find out what areas are the worst affected and what’s being done to fix them.
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.
Did your car get damaged because of a pothole in the city? You may have a claim against the city.
More than 2,000 potholes have been reported so far this season in the town of Hempstead.
Mother Nature’s fury is being felt by those who drive.