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Chicago Potholes

LOOK: Artist Filling In City's Massive Potholes With Mosaics

AP | STACY THACKER | Posted 06.12.2014 | Arts

CHICAGO (AP) — The perfect pothole might not exist for many people — but for mosaic artist Jim Bachor, it's one with a nice oval shape. Bachor beg...

Why It Looks Like Everyone In Chicago Is Driving Drunk

Posted 03.12.2014 | Green

After a season of record-breaking snow and cold, the streets of Chicago are starting to look like a Mario Kart course. The Windy City's all-too-br...

Take A Peek At The City's New Pothole Tracker

Posted 01.25.2014 | Chicago

Want proof that Chicago truly is "The City That Works?" Windy Citizens can now track the city's progress in patching its wide-spread pothole probl...

Potholes A Boon For Repair Shops And A Bane For City Budget

Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago

As Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's war on potholes continues apace, area auto repair shops are enjoying a windfall from the roughed-up roads. Speaking...

Rahm Wages War On Potholes

Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago

In the war on wintry road conditions, Chicago is going for broke. The city has already plowed through more than half of its annual snow removal bud...

'Potholepalooza' 2013: City Hatches Playful Effort In Road Repair

Posted 04.05.2013 | Chicago

By the looks of a silly-yet-clever news release, someone at the Chicago Department Of Transportation is clearly having fun. Friday morning, CDOT an...

CDOT: Fewer Potholes This Season, But Worst Is Yet To Come

Posted 03.02.2013 | Chicago

Story by Quinn Ford, courtesy of DNAinfo Chicago: 'Tis the season to fill potholes. That's according to officials at the Chicago Department of ...

Warm Winter, New Strategies Lets City Gets Potholes Under Control

The Expired Meter | Posted 02.23.2012 | Chicago

Back in November, Chicago could be considered the pothole capital of the U.S. It wasn't a surprise to local motorists experiencing the bumpy experi...

Quinn, Emanuel Argue Over Casino, Potholes

Posted 10.24.2011 | Chicago

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel exchanged some feisty words in dueling press conferences Tuesday, suggesting that a bit of ...

Pothole Season Upon Us: Fewer Holes So Far, More To Come

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As the extended deep freeze that gripped the city since Christmas tapers off, some are rejoicing. Others are checking their tires: It's pothole season...

City Owes Drivers $2M For Damage Caused By Potholes

CBS2 Chicago | Pam Zekman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Claims from drivers whose cars were damaged by the holes are expected to be well over $2 million dollars this year, and that's on top of all the money...

Federal Money Coming To Fill Potholes, Repair Streets

Chicago Tribune | Jon Hilkevitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The road construction season is finally here, and this year, for a change, there is actually money to resurface about 140 miles of Chicago arterial st...

City Adding Pothole Repair Crews

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago's never-ending war on potholes is about to get reinforcements in high-traffic areas....

Sick Of Waiting On City, Austin Residents Patch Own Potholes

Chicago Tribune | Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

What to do when there are potholes on your street and the city won't pave them fast enough? Patch them yourself....

Daley, Quinn Lay Out $200 Million City Street Repair Plan

Chicago Tribune | Susan Kuczka and Richard Wronski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

One of Chicago's worst pothole-scarred streets was selected as the backdrop Saturday for Gov. Pat Quinn and Mayor Richard Daley to outline nearly $200...

City To Use Stimulus Funds To Fix Thousands Of Potholes

CLTV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

City officials say that they will use federal stimulus funds to help repair the hundreds of thousands of potholes that are plaguing Chicago drivers, C...

City Repaving Olympics Site As Other Roads And Potholes Languish

Chicago Tribune | David Heinzmann and Laurie Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

While commuters dodged potholes on workhorse thoroughfares like Stony Island Avenue and 55th Street on Wednesday, just a few feet away on the less tra...

State's Cheap Road Choices Costs Drivers

Chicago Tribune | Jon Hilkevitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As regularly as the same streets undergo the same repairs year after year, drivers cannot be blamed for assuming that the policy in Illinois is aimed ...

It's Pothole Season: Over 1,300 Already Reported (VIDEO)

Chicago Tribune | James Janega | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On an average December day -- last week, say, or last year, the worst pothole winter in a decade -- the city's Department of Transportation logs 300 n...