Pothole Gang

Here’s How We Should Embrace Potholes [PHOTOS]

Posted February 24, 2014 at 11:01 am

Winter begets snow, which begets road accumulation, which begets plows, which begets potholes. Such is life. And considering response time to plug potholes is seemingly slower on the Lower East Side, perhaps it’s best to utilize the pock-marks for something else. Here’s what we mean. Check out this photo essay of some funny photos aptly […]

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Orchard Hell Hole Returns with a Vengeance

Last modified February 13, 2015 at 8:04 am

That Orchard hell hole we’ve been obsessing over is back from the dead.

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Orchard Hell Hole is Now Neutralized

Posted July 25, 2013 at 11:02 am

Plug Orchard Street hell hole … Check. DOT finally remedied the dangerous traffic situation in the intersection of Broome. The sinkhole had nearly doubled during its two-week stay and became a problem for bikers and motorists alike. As of yesterday morning, the obstacle is now neutralized. However, the asphalt plug appears more like a band-aid […]

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Orchard Street Hell Hole Consumes 2 Parking Cones and a Biker

Posted July 24, 2013 at 6:05 am

Paging the “Pothole Gang,” get to Orchard and Broome stat.

Eldridge Hell Hole Plugged; Orchard Sinkhole Opens Up

Last modified February 13, 2015 at 8:04 am

The “Pothole Gang” of DOT finally paid a visit to the epic Eldridge hell hole earlier this week. Its presence at the corner of Stanton had a tendency to attract the photographers. That’s over now, though, having been plugged with a wad of asphalt. Meanwhile, for the first time in four years, a new hell […]

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A Day in the Life of DOT’s “Pothole Gang” [VIDEO]

Posted January 3, 2013 at 6:48 am

The “Pothole Gang” is exactly as it sounds and really does exist. It’s apparently nickname for the DOT team dedicated to filling the plethora of potholes that pepper city streets.

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