potholes http://wvxu.org en Cincinnati gearing up for pothole blitz http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-gearing-pothole-blitz <p>Cincinnati is gearing up for a major blitz in about two weeks to fix the growing number of potholes in the city. &nbsp;<br /><br />Traffic and road operation superintendent Jarrod Bolden says all resources from public works will be focused on the issue starting March 3rd.&nbsp; He spoke to a city council committee Wednesday.<br /> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 16:58:14 +0000 Jay Hanselman 23298 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati gearing up for pothole blitz Warm forecast could cause road problems http://wvxu.org/post/warm-forecast-could-cause-road-problems <p>This week's spring-like temperatures might provide some reprieve from the winter doldrums, but they're likely to cause headaches for drivers.</p><p>Ohio Department of Transportation spokeswoman Sharon Smigielski says conditions are ripe for creating potholes.</p><p>"The warmer temperatures accelerate the freeze/thaw cycle causing pavement to deteriorate more quickly," she says.</p><p>Since it's still too cold for permanent fixes, road crews will use a cold patch mixture to plug potholes.</p><p>To report potholes:</p><p>Ohio highways &amp; state routes: 513-933-6568</p> Tue, 08 Jan 2013 16:41:28 +0000 Tana Weingartner 7811 at http://wvxu.org Warm forecast could cause road problems