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8:34 am
Tue May 13, 2014

Long Winter Makes For Thousands of Pot Holes in Mid-Atlantic Region

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BALTIMORE (AP) - AAA Mid-Atlantic says the brutal winter led to potholes and nearly 120,000 service calls for flat tires.

AAA said in an email Monday that the calls for flat tires from January through April were 22 percent higher than the same period last year. The group says potholes have wreaked havoc on vehicles.

The number of potholes this year is the highest since the winter of 2009-2010, when the storm known as Snowmageddon hit the Mid-Atlantic.

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Local News
11:08 am
Thu March 6, 2014

Delaware Running Low on Funds to Fix Potholes

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WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Delaware transportation officials say fixing the bumpy roads left behind after this particularly rough winter may be a budget buster.

The Department of Transportation budgeted nearly $6.3 million for road patching this fiscal year, but it only has about $2.2 million left. Officials expect the Pavement Management Section will have to make up the difference by shifting funds from scheduled spring paving work.

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