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DAILY TALKER

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.

02/25/2014

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.

02/24/2014

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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.

07/20/2012

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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.

04/13/2011

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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

WBZ-TV–02/04/2011

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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.

02/03/2011

WBZ Morning Headlines 8/5/2010

Pothole on 93 North in Medford fixed.  Traffic expected to improve.  Details on this and more top morning stories.

08/05/2010

WBZ Morning Headlines 8/4/2010

Route 93 northbound pothole ties up traffic north of the city in Medford.  Details on this and more top morning stories.

08/04/2010