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Potholes Cause Accidents throughout Chicago

Harsh December weather has caused the streets in Chicago to look more like the moon than paved roads. Usually, the Department of Transportation logs around 300 pothole complaints in December, while this year the numbers are in the upwards of 900. The transportation commissioner said that many of this winter’s potholes are bigger than last year’s worst-in-a-decade batch. This year, the city has concentrated on arterial streets and emergency situations, the holes big enough to damage cars. Chicago Transit Authority bus drivers and other city workers have been asked to call in pothole locations. While people have problems with misaligned cars and spare tires Chicago must respond quickly. To read the full story, click here.