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Duluth Public Works Crews Tackle Potholes, Encounter Obstacles

Crews' work doubling due to weather and water.

DULUTH, Minn.- Warmer air means Duluth Public Works crews are out in force tackling all those potholes around town. But the melting snow is making any permanent solution, temporary. It took crews an hour to finish 100 yards of a stretch of 35th Avenue East. But looking back on their work, they saw the water runoff and tire treads already…

First Repeating Snowstorms, Now Potholes

DULUTH, Minn.- Old Man Winter has not been kind to Duluth’s streets this season. While Duluth Public Works crews have been busy battling snow, potholes have invaded roads. The peaceful rumble of a car rolling by is suddenly broken. This winter, Missy Smith has had quite a rocky commute to work every morning. “I drive in like I said from Solon…

City of Duluth Testing Formula to Fix Potholes

The City of Duluth is still working on the logistics when it comes to adaptive equipment and cost, so there's no current timeline as to when this project will begin.

DULUTH, Minn. – It’s no secret Duluth streets have many potholes. You probably drive over a few every day, but the city is working toward a solution to eliminate this widespread problem. Potholes are frustrating to deal with and the city is testing a new formula meant to repair the streets and roads. “We’ve done similar repairs a couple of years…