The Troublesome Bowery Hell Hole

Posted on: May 5th, 2010 at 6:33 am by

A few weeks ago, a troublesome hell hole formed in the northbound lane of Bowery near Spring Street.  In mere days, it was filled, defying all expectations.  There was even some cause for celebration; but it was short lived.  As usual, the asphalt plug was a rush job, and remains a deep depression.

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We stood at the corner for a good twenty minutes to gauge driver reaction to the hell hole.  On the whole, most motorists swerved so as to avoid catastrophe, yet a surprising number hit the ditch at well over 30 mph.  This video illustrates a handful of the unfortunate cases.  At least it’ll keep the mechanics busy.

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