Potholes

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Kansas City's Morning News
August 06, 2019 - 7:01 am
Eight feet under the streets of Kansas City, hundreds of miles of sewer lines are the veins keeping water running and toilets flushing across the city. Andy Shively, Special Assistant City Manager for the city of Kansas City, heads up a massive 4-point-5 billion dollar dollar project to make the...
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KMBZ News Staff
July 18, 2019 - 7:45 am
Winter seems like a distant memory now, but thousands of reminders of the snow and ice remain on Kansas City streets. Public works employees continue to fix potholes, months after the last cold snap. Snow fall totals were much higher than normal in the winter of 2018-19, and the freeze-and-thaw...
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KMBZ News Staff
June 12, 2019 - 4:43 am
Kansas City's Public Works Department is continuing its battle against potholes. The winter and spring have been among the busiest ever for the crews responsible for fixing the potholes that are responsible for damage to vehicles all over the city. "Since December we've patched 64,000 potholes, and...
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KMBZ News Staff
February 12, 2019 - 5:00 am
Kansas City, MO - It's pothole season, and anyone who has been on the roads has likely experienced a bump in the road. Potholes are popping up all over, causing flat tires and other issues. "It's due to rapid freezing and thawing along with wet weather," says Mike Right, with the Missouri AAA...
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Jim Cunningham
January 23, 2018 - 5:47 am
The roller-coaster effect in winter temperatures could result in a bad year for potholes in the Kansas City area. Vehicle-damaging potholes are forming all over from Lee's Summit to Liberty and from Gardner to Gladstone. Frequent freeze-and-thaw cycles are making the problem worse in just the past...
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