For weeks, a massive crater on busy Queens Boulevard rattled residents damaged cars – but New York City officials could not decide whether to define it as a pothole as a sinkhole.
Police on Long Island believe a pothole is to blame for the death of a motorcyclist.
Even with a break from wintry weather, many local roads are still a mess.
Potholes are causing problems for drivers on roads around the Tri-State area after another round of snow and sleet Tuesday night.
Pothole season has gone into full swing, and some drivers have found themselves with their cars damaged or even trashed.
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.