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Posts Tagged ‘Potholes’

Pennsylvania DOT: Pothole Patrol

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

This short video aims to educate motorists on how potholes form, how the department addresses them and most importantly, how to report their location to PennDOT.

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Detroit, MI: Governor Rick Snyder Takes on Potholes

Monday, May 4th, 2015

With shovel in hand, Gov. Rick Snyder joined a pothole patching crew in Detroit for the day to see just what it takes to battle those pesky potholes.

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CalTrans: Winter Storm Repairs in California

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

In this Caltrans News Flash, spokesman Jason Probst shows us some of the activities our maintenance crews take on to keep roads open during harsh winter weather. Traffic Management Leadworker Javier Silva talks about what Caltrans does to keep travel disruptions to a minimum, and Maintenance Supervisor Angelo Gross reminds drivers to keep safety in mind when highway workers are present.

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Pothole Analytics: TEDx Talk with Lucius Riccio, Ph.D.

Friday, August 1st, 2014

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. In this talk he combined his knowledge and experience of infrastructure issues with his analytic skills to make a compelling argument for America’s policy makers to invest the right amount of funds for public infrastructure using the pothole as a metaphor for all infrastructure needs. He points out America’s lack of understanding of its infrastructure needs and its inattention to the work and wisdom of its engineers.

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Retro Infra: Road Maintenance in the Good Old Days

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

Nearly a century ago, crews were fixing potholes and paving roads just like they do today. Materials may have changed, but the methods and the intentions have stayed the same.

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Pennsylvania DOT: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About POTHOLES (But Were Afraid to Ask)

Friday, May 9th, 2014

This short video aims to educate motorists on how potholes form, how the department addresses them and most importantly, how to report their location to PennDOT.

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Missouri DOT’s MoDOT Minute: Potholes & Amtrak

Friday, March 18th, 2011

With warmer weather comes the melting and refreezing that is the main cause of those potholes we see popping up on our roadways. MoDOT crews routinely scout for potholes and make temporary repairs to the pavement…As fuel prices continue to rise, so do the number of passengers on the Missouri River Runner. In fact, a heightened demand for seats recently caused Amtrak to add two additional cars on the St. Louis to Kansas City run. Since June, the Missouri River Runner has seen a jump in passengers of nearly 16 percent.

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