potholes

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July 01, 2019 - 4:12 pm
By Scottie Andrew and Brian Ries (CNN) — Fed up with the hundreds of potholes that line Kansas City streets and a perceived lack of urgency from the city to fix them, Frank Sereno decided the best way to solve the problem was to celebrate it. He threw a birthday party for the 3-month-old pothole on...
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Mike Dougherty
April 19, 2019 - 1:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Lookout, potholes. Researchers at Drexel University have developed a bacteria that prevents cracks in concrete. "You can use different types of bacteria to produce bio-cement," said Christopher Sales, an environmental engineer and environmental biologist, paired up...
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Tim Jimenez
April 09, 2019 - 1:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Potholes are everywhere, and road crews have been out trying to patch them up. When it comes to certain street dents, it may be hard to believe there's anything good about them, but Steve Lorenz, chief engineer for the Philadelphia Streets Department, said...
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Mike DeNardo
March 12, 2019 - 5:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's pothole season. And if your car is wrecked by a deep crater on a city street, Philadelphia has a process to reimburse you for damages. It happens a few dozen times a year. Drivers whose tires, rims or axles are wrecked after whacking a pothole look to the City to...
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Tim Jimenez
February 22, 2019 - 8:40 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Those dreaded potholes. They are everywhere. And PennDOT says crews, who are facing challenges, are doing their best to keep up. It's like a game of Mario Kart out there. People weaving to avoid the rim rattling potholes that are peppering roads all across the region...
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Hadas Kuznits
February 09, 2019 - 10:33 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Temperatures this winter are having a big impact on the roads...and quite possibly your car. Jana Tidwell with AAA Mid-Atlantic says fluctuating temps coupled with rain is a bad combination for the roads. She says the most obvious problem is potholes. "Potholes form...
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Mike Dougherty
May 30, 2018 - 7:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Weather ruined the roads more than usual this year, eating up tires and denting wheels throughout the region. The amount of potholes in Pennsylvania is unfathomable, too, so Gov. Tom Wolf is throwing asphalt at the problem — and cash at PennDOT. PennDOT has already...
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Tim Jimenez
March 31, 2018 - 9:43 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW NEWSRADIO) -- After four nor'easters in the month of March, road crews, drivers and auto shops are now focused on those dreaded potholes. How bad is pothole season right now? AAA Mid-Atlantic says it responded to around 25,000 flat tire calls so far this year. That's up 25 percent...
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