Boston's Tobin Bridge. (WBZ-TV)

Pothole Debris Falls From Top Deck Of Tobin Bridge

A pothole on the top deck of the Tobin Bridge sent debris falling onto the roadway below, impacting traffic in both directions.


Doug Tolman (WBZ-TV)

In Their Shoes: Watertown Asphalt Plant Operator

Aggregate Industries in Watertown is cranking out 200-300 tons of asphalt every day.


Mike Shaloub works on a damaged car. (WBZ-TV)

Rough Roads Costing Mass. Drivers Hundreds Each Year

The condition of many roads around Boston makes for an uncomfortable, expensive ride.


A giant pothole on Route 24 (WBZ)

Giant Pothole Delays Traffic, Disables Cars On Route 24

A giant pothole disabled at least six cars and caused a headache for morning commuters on Tuesday in Randolph.



Daily Talker: Is Enough Being Done To Fill Potholes?

They’re nearly impossible to avoid. Potholes seem to be popping up everywhere on Massachusetts roads, thanks to our extreme weather this winter.

The state has a new way to report potholes on state-owned roads, by calling 1-857-DOT-INFO. Since the hotline started in January, MassDOT says it has spent a half million dollars filling in more than 800 potholes.


A pothole in Newton. (WBZ-TV)

Mass. Pothole Hotline Gets Road Crews To Work Quickly

Massachusetts has a new, faster way to get potholes fixed. Call them in.


File Photo (credit: JENS-ULRICH KOCH/AFP/Getty Images)

Boston Testing Automatic Pothole Detector App

Boston officials are testing an app called Street Bump that allows drivers to automatically report the road hazards to the city as soon as they hear that unfortunate “thud,” with their smartphones doing all the work.


File Photo (credit: JENS-ULRICH KOCH/AFP/Getty Images)

Governor Okays $200 Million For Community Pothole Repairs

Governor Patrick has signed a bill to give out $200 million to towns and cities across the state for road and sidewalk repairs.



Curious Who Pays For Pothole Damage

Who is responsible if your car becomes damaged by a pothole? You or the town/city where the pothole is? – Karen, W. Roxbury


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Pothole Opens Up On Route 95 At Dedham-Needham Line

A gaping hole opened up on Route 95 southbound at Exit 17 near the Dedham-Needham line on Thursday.