The large explosions that have rocked downtown during the filming of the latest Captain America movies have been dramatic. But not as dramatic as the plot twist that Cleveland drivers had to deal with for the past two weeks.
CLEVELAND - Cleveland's public works department said 50 percent of the city's main roads have had potholes filled, but it won't get to all city streets until at least July.
"This is where I was born and raised," said Public Works Director Michael Cox. "This has been one of the roughest I've seen."
Cox said his department receives more than 100 calls a day from angry drivers complaining about city potholes. The city has 10 to 12 work crews on the road seven days a week.
"I know folks are very frustrated," said Ward 7 Councilman TJ Dow. "We have people out there working very hard to get this right, but we did have a very bad winter."
The city blames the hot and cold temperatures over the past few weeks for the spike in potholes.
Cleveland considers potholes about 5 inches deep to be hazardous and will have those filled within 48 hours after a resident calls it in.
To report hazardous potholes call, 216-664-2510.
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