Pittsburgh Public Works crews were at it again Friday, fast and furious.
The weather is warming up and that means more potholes are popping up.
From the South Side to Shaler to Shippingport to Somerset, pothole anguish is universal.
Sometimes it’s hard to tell Pittsburgh’s potholed roads from, well, the moon.
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It’s hard to miss them, scarring so many local roads. But since the city’s “pothole blitz” started, crews have been hard at work, attempting to fill hundreds of potholes by the end of the week.
They’re big, deep and nasty — and they’re all over the place.
After years of neglect, Rosecrest and streets throughout the city have become decayed and potholed, but now that the city is doubling its paving budget to $11 million , this stretch and 60 miles of other streets will get resurfaced this year.
The warmer weather means potentially more money to fix potholes. The people who live on Taft Avenue and Estella Avenue in Pittsburgh’s Beltzhoover neighborhood would welcome it.
Streets across the city are in terrible condition and the funds to pave them are limited. Which ones should take priority?
At a time when potholes in the city have reached a crisis stage – and spring has come – there should be paving crews resurfacing city streets. While the city is patching where it can, there’s still not a steamroller in sight.
On Beechwood Boulevard and throughout the city, streets are beginning to look like a lunar landscape.
If your car is damaged by a pothole, you should immediately file a claim with your insurance and with the state, county or city, depending on who owns the road.
Potholes are on roads across the area, but they haven’t just popped up. They’re already there and are getting worse. However, technology could be the next step in getting them repaired.