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.
Massachusetts has a new, faster way to get potholes fixed. Call them in.
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.
Governor Patrick has signed a bill to give out $200 million to towns and cities across the state for road and sidewalk repairs.
Who is responsible if your car becomes damaged by a pothole? You or the town/city where the pothole is? – Karen, W. Roxbury
A gaping hole opened up on Route 95 southbound at Exit 17 near the Dedham-Needham line on Thursday.
Pothole on 93 North in Medford fixed. Traffic expected to improve. Details on this and more top morning stories.
Route 93 northbound pothole ties up traffic north of the city in Medford. Details on this and more top morning stories.