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Only 1600 potholes in Bengaluru: BBMP - Times of India

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Times of India

Only 1600 potholes in Bengaluru: BBMP
Times of India
While a walk on Hennur Main Road on Wednesday evening showed at least 63 potholes, over 50 could be spotted on Mysuru Road stretch from Bapujinagar to RR Nagar entrance. If this is the state of two roads, the total number of potholes across the city ...
HC sets one-day deadline to fix potholes in BengaluruDeccan Herald
High Court wants Bengaluru free of potholes by ThursdayThe Hindu
'Make Bengaluru pothole-free by Thursday, it is your job': K'taka HC tells BBMPThe News Minute
Deccan Chronicle -The New Indian Express -Bangalore Mirror
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Potholes: How engineers are working to fill in the gaps - The Independent

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The Independent

Potholes: How engineers are working to fill in the gaps
The Independent
Potholes often begin as imperceptible microscopic cracks in the road surface. Bad weather, poor drainage and heavy traffic can all cause the surface to loosen and wear away. In 2017, more than 2 million potholes were repaired on UK roads, at a cost of ...

HC sets one-day deadline to fix potholes in Bengaluru - Deccan Herald

Google News - 19 September 2018 - 8:35pm

Deccan Herald

HC sets one-day deadline to fix potholes in Bengaluru
Deccan Herald
In a relief to the city's motorists, the high court on Wednesday said it expected the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike to fill all the potholes in the city by Thursday. The court set the deadline considering the safety of motorists. The court orally ...
Only 1600 potholes in Bengaluru: BBMPTimes of India
High Court wants Bengaluru free of potholes by ThursdayThe Hindu
'Make Bengaluru pothole-free by Thursday, it is your job' : K'taka HC tells BBMPThe News Minute
Deccan Chronicle -The New Indian Express -Bangalore Mirror
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Toronto won't fix pothole-ridden laneway owned by a dead man - CTV News

Google News - 19 September 2018 - 5:44pm

CTV News

Toronto won't fix pothole-ridden laneway owned by a dead man
CTV News
A mystery Good Samaritan has filled in potholes on a Toronto laneway that went unmaintained for years because it is apparently owned by a dead man. The alley, which runs between Kensington Community School and a row of homes on Bellevue Avenue, ...

Ensure city is free of potholes by Thursday: HC tells BBMP - The Hindu

Google News - 19 September 2018 - 5:06pm

The Hindu

Ensure city is free of potholes by Thursday: HC tells BBMP
The Hindu
Incidentally, the Supreme Court had on Tuesday expressed shock that some States still dispute the fact that potholes have led to accidental deaths on roads across the country as the data submitted by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways had ...
Fill potholes by Thursday morning: High Court to BBMPBangalore Mirror
Karnataka HC asks BBMP to ensure pothole-free Bengaluru by ThursdayTimes of India

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Pizza place pays to pave potholes - Grand Forks Herald

Google News - 19 September 2018 - 1:17pm

Grand Forks Herald

Pizza place pays to pave potholes
Grand Forks Herald
Domino's Pizza chose Grand Forks as the sole city in North Dakota to receive a $5,000 grant to fill potholes. The selection came after the company received many suggestions from area residents. Crews will be filling holes in the road through Friday.

Daily vows to keep up pothole fight as survey reveals discontent with city's roads - HoldTheFrontPage.co.uk

Google News - 19 September 2018 - 5:59am

HoldTheFrontPage.co.uk

Daily vows to keep up pothole fight as survey reveals discontent with city's roads
HoldTheFrontPage.co.uk
A city daily has vowed to continue its fight against potholes after a new survey revealed the state of the roads are the biggest complaints for council services on its patch. HTFP reported earlier this year how the Glasgow Evening Times had launched ...

Maharashtra government couldn't fill all potholes before Ganeshotsav: PWD data - Daily News & Analysis

Google News - 19 September 2018 - 1:32am

Daily News & Analysis

Maharashtra government couldn't fill all potholes before Ganeshotsav: PWD data
Daily News & Analysis
The Maharashtra government's much-touted promise to fill all potholes before Ganeshotsav remained a pipe dream. Data compiled by the state's Public Work Department (PWD)revealed that only 62.52% bad patches were attended to across the state.

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#ICYMI: Potholes, pot squads, and more news - Montreal Gazette

Google News - 19 September 2018 - 1:05am

Montreal Gazette

#ICYMI: Potholes, pot squads, and more news
Montreal Gazette
The Montreal inspector general's office has put a face on the city's pothole problem: construction site supervisors who are tolerating improper work done by road and sidewalk firms, reports Linda Gyulai of the Montreal Gazette. A 29-page document ...

Following rains, 6-inch potholes return; three dead in two accidents - Bangalore Mirror

Google News - 18 September 2018 - 11:37pm

Bangalore Mirror

Following rains, 6-inch potholes return; three dead in two accidents
Bangalore Mirror
Commuters fear that the potholes will be a threat to their life. “I think everyone who commutes has experienced the inconvenience of potholes. Not only do they make your ride bumpy, but potholes at night can be very risky,” says Venkat Kumar, who ...

Plano Residents Encouraged To Report Potholes In App Or Online - CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

Google News - 18 September 2018 - 8:04pm

CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

Plano Residents Encouraged To Report Potholes In App Or Online
CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Leaders are now encouraging residents to us online services and an app to report pothole problems and hopefully get them repaired quickly. Plano residents are encouraged to report potholes through Fix It Plano, a service where residents can report ...

“Potholes Killing More Than Terrorism.Its Frightening” : SC - Live Law

Google News - 18 September 2018 - 4:53pm

Live Law

Potholes Killing More Than Terrorism.Its Frightening” : SC
Live Law
The bench noted that potholes killed 3,597 persons in 2017 but was surprised that states were disputing the figures. A bench of justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta today questioned why states were disputing the centre's figure that potholes claimed ...
Deaths in pothole accidents on roads frightening, says Supreme CourtHindustan Times

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New 'Reporting' App makes it easier to report potholes - The Ross Gazette (press release) (blog)

Google News - 18 September 2018 - 3:43pm

The Ross Gazette (press release) (blog)

New 'Reporting' App makes it easier to report potholes
The Ross Gazette (press release) (blog)
A new 'Reporting' app has been launched by Herefordshire Council to make it quicker and easier to report pothole problems to the council from your smart device. The first roll out of the app allows users to report potholes, with plans to extend this to ...

Bucks County Council accused of 'passing blame' as plans emerge to hand pothole repairs to smaller authorities - Bucks Free Press

Google News - 18 September 2018 - 2:40pm

Bucks Free Press

Bucks County Council accused of 'passing blame' as plans emerge to hand pothole repairs to smaller authorities
Bucks Free Press
However councillor for Amersham Common, Robert Jones, said he receives countless complaints over the state of the town's roads, so would be “thrilled” to say the town council is doing something about it. He said: “I get complaints about potholes ...

Potholes and bridge work make Winooski Circle an adventure - MyChamplainValley.com FOX44 & ABC22

Google News - 18 September 2018 - 2:07pm

MyChamplainValley.com FOX44 & ABC22

Potholes and bridge work make Winooski Circle an adventure
MyChamplainValley.com FOX44 & ABC22
"Well, the joke is, 'This is the Winooski speedway and having the potholes slows people down,' so it beats having other ways of doing that," said Bob Leidy, a Burlington Resident. Jon Rauscher, director of Winooski Public Works, said he understands the ...

Council launches app for reporting potholes - Evesham Journal

Google News - 18 September 2018 - 2:03pm

Evesham Journal

Council launches app for reporting potholes
Evesham Journal
Council launches app for reporting potholes. By Carmelo Garcia Reporter. Herefordshire Council plans to extend the pothole reporting app to other services such as fly tipping, public right of way issues and dog fouling.

Council launches app for reporting potholes - Hereford Times

Google News - 18 September 2018 - 2:00pm

Hereford Times

Council launches app for reporting potholes
Hereford Times
Council launches app for reporting potholes. By Carmelo Garcia Reporter. Herefordshire Council plans to extend the pothole reporting app to other services such as fly tipping, public right of way issues and dog fouling.

Supreme Court takes note of 3597 deaths due to pothole-related accidents in 2017 - Economic Times

Google News - 18 September 2018 - 1:21pm

Economic Times

Supreme Court takes note of 3597 deaths due to pothole-related accidents in 2017
Economic Times
Taking note of almost 3,600 deaths reported last year alone due to potholes on roads across the country, the Supreme Court Tuesday said it was "unfortunate" that some states were disputing the data published by the Centre on such accidental deaths.
'Unfortunate that states are disputing over data published by Centre': SC on reports of over 3600 deaths due to ...India TV

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Potholes and roadworks among biggest cause of complaints to council - Lowestoft Journal

Google News - 18 September 2018 - 9:08am

Lowestoft Journal

Potholes and roadworks among biggest cause of complaints to council
Lowestoft Journal
In May, the Suffolk Highways team said it had learnt lessons from a harsh winter which meant its gritting runs had nearly doubled and had to prioritise fixing hundreds of potholes that impacted on its regular maintenance schedule. Labour group reaction.

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