Residents are encouraged to report potholes to the Mayor’s Office by calling 401-421-2489 or through the ProvConnex website and mobile app. Reports help City find areas that need prioritization and inform the prioritization process.
The first bike commute of the season finds sand, glass, and oddly cordial motorists.
Video of New York’s joystick controlled pothole filling machine.
City crews are out filling potholes in the Jewelry District this morning.
The Belgian Pavers (aka cobblestones) are showing through the pot holes on Chestnut Street in the Jewelry District. I wonder if there are any long lost streetcar tracks down there somewhere.
A group of Providence cyclists have created a public map to document pot holes around the city. Visit the map page to add your own pot holes to the map. View The Providence Pot Holes Project in a larger map
Photo by Jef Nickerson So this is silly, but it doesn’t really bother me all that much and I’ll tell you why. This is my street, taken from out my window. You can see years and years of various patches and a current patch that doesn’t actually fill a new hole. Further up the street there is a deep lake. …
Photo by Jef Nickerson Sure, I don’t own a car, so my opinion might not mean much. But with every road in the city looking much like the surface of the Moon, traffic is moving a lot slower. The potholes are a kind of traffic calming device. I can step off the curb onto Dean Street and not get run …
Traffic navigating the potholes on Dean (more pothole than) Street this afternoon. Some still photos after the jump:
Photo of this pothole downtown by justincase1021 at flickr.com Traffic calming is achieved! I think it is now impossible, by the laws of physics, to speed on Providence roads without completely shredding one’s automobile… In fact, I’m almost positive a pot hole on Frost Street last year helped end the life of my previous car… Yes, that time of the …