Posts Tagged "pot holes"

Formation Of Potholes

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Essentially, two things contribute to forming a pothole, moisture and traffic.  Roads are made of three different substances, pavement, which is on top, followed by sub-base and soil. Over the course of a roads life moisture from rain seeps down…

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Dangers of Potholes

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When asked about the dangers of potholes, Jon Townsend, manager of Public and Governmental Affairs for AAA Atlantic said, “Literally we’ve seen tires come off of cars because of the impact of hitting a pothole. It will virtually destroy the…

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This Type Of Repair Can Be Expected to Last

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When this happens potholes slowly over time begin to form.  Repeated exposure to traffic and normal daily use of a roadway, driveway, or parking lot will help to facilitate the formation of potholes.  Pothole repair is a strategy offered by…

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Potholes Pose A Serious Threat To Public Safety

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Another key concern with regard to potholes is that they have been known to cause automobile accidents that result in injury.  From a driver losing control of a vehicle and veering off the road to a driver impacting another vehicle…

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Why Pothole Repair Is So Important

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Most people would agree that potholes are a fact of life in today’s roads and highways. However, what is not so commonly known is that potholes cause more damage and injury than might be expected. In fact, potholes can cause…

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