Most everyone is aware of the damage that potholes can do to cars, but they also pose a serious hazard to people.
Meanwhile on Long Island, Nassau County officials are urging people to report potholes using the “Nassau Now” mobile app.
As potholes swell across our region, local asphalt is in high demand and factories can barely keep pace.
Department of Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg said the city has filled nearly 200,000 potholes since December. Last year, crews repaired about 500,000 craters.
In New York City, 2,500 pothole crews are at work. Nearly 160,000 craters have been filled in the city.
It’s an all out war against potholes in the Town of Hempstead on Long Island.
Department of Transportation Commissioner Jamie Fox said the harsh winter is to blame for the uptick in potholes.
As the snow has started to disappear, what has been left behind is a trail of damaged roads throughout the Tri-State Area.
Potholes have been plaguing area roads, as the Tri-State Area has been pounded time and again with severe weather.
The city Department of Transportation is hitting all five boroughs as workers try to repair as many potholes as they can.
With temperatures expected to climb into the 40s this weekend before a return to the teens and single digits, the stage is set for the freeze and thaw that often leave roads as lumpy as chowder.
At least a dozen vehicles reported flat tires after hitting a sizeable pothole. It happened at around 8:30 p.m.
Pothole season has gone into full swing, and some drivers have found themselves with their cars damaged or even trashed.
Dozens of frustrated drivers found themselves stranded on the side of the road with flat tires during this past weekend’s heavy rainfall.
It’s a question residents across the Tri-State area ask all the time: why do some streets in their neighborhood get repaved and fixed, while others don’t?