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New York State Puts Brakes On Pothole-Damage Reimbursements

State lawmakers exempted the state from having to reimburse drivers for pothole-releated damages during winter months.

03/03/2014

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

New App Makes It Easier To Find, Report Potholes

Any drivers around the five boroughs of New York City or in New Jersey can now download an app to help others spot where the potholes are.

03/01/2014

Press conference on extra vehicle operating costs, Feb. 26, 2014. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Report: Drivers Waste Thousands Each Year Due To Poor Road Conditions, Traffic

The TRIP report said fuel is needlessly wasted when drivers sit in traffic. Experts said not enough has been invested into roadways.

02/26/2014

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Hempstead Enlists Help Of Several Departments To Fix Potholes

The town has summoned employees from other departments to assist highway workers to repair the large number of craters that have popped up following a barrage of winter storms.

02/24/2014

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

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Expert Advises Which Car Repairs Can Wait, Which Are Urgent As Winter Conditions Take Toll

Potholes, road salt and other wintertime hazards have wreaked havoc on cars all across the region.

02/21/2014

Mayor de Blasio fills pothole in Maspeth, Queens (Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Mayor Bill de Blasio, DOT Commissioner Wage War Against Potholes

Mayor de Blasio has waged a war against potholes in New York City.

02/20/2014

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

FILE - A pothole (file/credit: Getty Images)

City Lawmaker Wants More Funding To Fix Potholes

Republican Staten Island councilman Vincent Ignizio said the freeze-thaw cycle, salt and plows have taken their toll. The councilman has also called on the mayor to beef up the DOT budget.

02/18/2014

New York City Pothole (credit: CBS 2)

Parts Of The FDR Drive To Shut Down For Pothole Repairs

Motorists are advised that two southbound lanes will be closed between 49th Street and the UN underpass.

02/16/2014

An FDNY ambulance. (Credit CBS 2)

Eight Injured In Multi-Vehicle West Side Highway Crash

The crash took place on the northbound side near 59th Street. It was not clear whether pot holes played a role in the accident but one vehicle had suffered obvious axle damage.

02/16/2014

A car with flat tires gets towed after hitting a pothole on the Belt Parkway in Mill Basin, Brooklyn, Feb. 14, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Potholes Continue Popping Up Along Stretch Of Belt Parkway

The potholes have caused hazardous driving conditions. At one point on Friday, more than a dozen cars were pulled over on the shoulder of the Belt in Mill Basin, Brooklyn.

02/14/2014

New York City Pothole (credit: CBS 2)

Crews Race To Fix Battered Roads As Potholes Claim Tire After Tire

Potholes have been claiming tire after tire and car after car around the Tri-State area. The situation has gotten so bad that one highway had to be shut down for part of the weekend to undergo repairs.

02/08/2014

New York City Pothole (credit: CBS 2)

Harsh Winter Has Tri-State Area Residents Dodging Potholes, Digging Out Cars

The swings in temperature have carved out craters in roads across the Tri-State Area and cars that were buried by plows now have a coating of ice, making for interesting escape plans.

02/06/2014

Bob Fitzgerald pointing to one of the huge potholes he complained about near his Levittown driveway (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Frustrated Levittown Man Fills In Potholes Himself

Limousine driver Bob Fitzgerald, 55, has been filling potholes in Levittown himself for a couple of years after he said it became so frustrating waiting for the town to do the job.

01/30/2014

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