Potholes

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Portion Of Turnpike Detoured For Pothole Repairs Reopens

The eastbound lanes were closed from 8 p.m. Thursday until about 5 a.m. Friday from the Gettysburg Pike interchange to the Harrisburg West interchange.

05/08/2015

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As Crews Grapple with Philadelphia’s Pothole Epidemic, City Lawmakers Have Questions

Philadelphia’s pothole epidemic dominated discussion at a City Council hearing this past week.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/26/2015

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Rich Zeoli Talks To State Rep. About Proposal To Allow Drivers Seek Compensation From Pa. For Pothole Damage

Representative John Lawrence, from the 13th District, spoke with Rich Zeoli on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT.

04/22/2015

Zeoli Show Log 4.22.15

Rich discussed Princeton NJ’s restrictions on cigarette purchases, outrage leveled at a David Letterman joke, and what is wrong with McDonald’s. He also talked to PA State Representative John Lawrence.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–04/22/2015

Zeoli Show Log 4.20.15

Rich discusses the Eagles signing of Tim Tebow, politicians reactions to questions about gay marriage, and a brothel’s endorsement of Hillary Clinton. He also talks to David French from National Review.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–04/20/2015

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Repair Crews Work To Fill Potholes Across The Region

The snow may be melting, but drivers are now finding out what’s been underneath months of snow and ice.

03/10/2015

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With Potholes Everywhere, Delaware Valley Tire Shops Are Bustling

With the warm weather comes pothole season. A tire expert offers some advice.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/09/2015

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As Winter Ends, Pothole Season Begins

The Philadelphia region has been hit hard the last two winters. And now, with spring just around the corner, there is a downside to the big thaw — potholes!

03/08/2015

(A road crew works on potholes in Tansboro, NJ.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Drivers’ Prayers Answered? Work Underway On A New, More Effective Pothole Repair System

Leslie McCarthy, an assistant professor at Villanova University, says part of the problem with potholes this year is the way they were repaired last year.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/09/2015

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New Pa. Driver And Vehicle Fees To Take Effect April 1

Seven new fee increases are taking effect April 1.

03/31/2014

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Potholes Cause Problems On I-95N

Large potholes damaged tires on several cars traveling on Interstate-95 Northbound in Philadelphia Saturday.

03/29/2014

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PennDOT Experiments With Materials That Resist Potholes After Brutal Winter

Potholes are caused by macadam freezing and thawing, then cracking. But Leslie McCarthy, assistant professor of engineering at Villanova University, says tests are underway on new materials which resist contraction.

03/15/2014

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Camden County To Deploy “Pothole Killer”

The Camden County Freeholder Board says it is deploying a pothole-filling machine on the streets this week.

03/10/2014

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Penndot Crews Out in Force, Repairing Roads During Deep-Freeze Respite

If you’re out driving on a highway this weekend, there’s a good chance you’ll see them. More than two dozen Penndot crews are on pothole repair duty.

03/07/2014

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South Jersey Company Says It Has a Better Way To Do Pothole Repairs

“It’s like a skin graft: it becomes an integral part of the road,” says Marilyn Grabowski of Atlantic Infrared, in Pt. Pleasant Beach.

02/20/2014

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