Potholes

WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
October 18, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Even though there's a renewed push for the state to fund local urban infrastructure needs , there are still "big ticket" projects that are being pushed at the highest levels of New York State. Buffalo's Skyway is one of those ticket items. Governor Andrew Cuomo has already...
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Pothole on Main Street in Buffalo. May 21, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
October 17, 2019 - 12:22 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - There will be a six-month push to fund municipal infrastructure needs in New York State. "Rebuild NY" began their campaign on Thursday at the corner of Main and Best Streets in Buffalo. Officials said this locally-maintained roadway is one example of roadway, among hundreds...
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Potholes along Main Street near the Anchor Bar. May 21, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
May 22, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Potholes are nothing new for Buffalo and Western New York, but plenty of people have complaints about them. In the City of Buffalo, one of the notable areas where drivers run through the potholes is at the Main and North Street intersection in front of the Anchor Bar. "They'...
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Brendan Keany
March 07, 2019 - 4:45 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The state is kicking in another $128 million to help local governments across New York repave roads damaged by harsh winter weather. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday that the funding will support 91 paving projects and the renewal of 1,000 lane miles of pavement across the...
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Brendan Keany
March 06, 2019 - 5:18 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - The city had five crews out today working to fill in some of the potholes created by our wonderful winter weather. Buffalo’s Department of Public Works is doing a number of pothole repairs at several locations around the city today. Here’s a crew working near Busti Avenue. pic...
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City of Buffalo DPW patching potholes. (WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger)
February 16, 2019 - 9:10 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The City of Buffalo Public Works Department kicked off its first "pothole blitz" of 2019. Nine crews, featuring around 20 total people, are addressing potholes on notable roads in the city, including Main Street, South Park Avenue in South Buffalo, Broadway-Fillmore, and...
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Domino's on Dysinger Road in Lockport. February 5, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
February 06, 2019 - 3:00 am
LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WBEN) - With potholes emerging after the latest freeze-thaw cycle, a national chain is throwing its support towards local communities to fix them. That chain? Domino's....seriously. John Adams, Business Development Manager for Happy People Pizza, LLC, inside the Domino's in Lockport...
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Lakeview Road in Hamburg (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
December 27, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Pothole season is here. The potholes, which are caused by the freezing and thawing of surfaces which then create the physical hole, are a continuous woe for drivers in Erie County and elsewhere. "Every time we get a complaint in, whether it's through out district offices or...
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Matt Moran
June 14, 2018 - 5:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - New York State Senator Tim Kennedy has sponsored the bill that will create on online portal so that drivers can report potholes they have encountered. Currently the State DOT has a hotline that you can call in but its not into law. This bill will put it into law and make sure...
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Pothole on Girdle Road in Town of Elma. May 31, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
June 01, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – June is here but potholes remain a problem in some parts of Erie County. “(About a month ago) we were still plowing roads into April,” Erie County Public Works Commissioner Bill Geary told WBEN. “We’re about a month behind but when you have 1,200 centerline miles of road (...
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