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Post-Freeze, Where Are The Worst Potholes in Rockville Centre?

Are there lingering pre-freeze ones? Have new ones popped up since the "polar vortex" made its exit?

(File photo)
(File photo)
Although winter is far from over, this freeze/thaw/freeze cycle of winter weather could begin wreaking havoc on local roads. And you know what that means for drivers - potholes.

According to Marc Herbst, executive director of the Long Island Contractors’ Association, "ruinous thaw and freeze allows for a constant runoff of water into the smallest cracks in the street only to have it expand when the temperature drops below freezing."

“It is Mother Nature’s version of a jack hammer and we have many weeks to go before this cycle comes to an end,” he said.

So we want to know where the worst potholes are in the Rockville Centre? Are there lingering pre-freeze ones? Have new ones popped up since the vortex made its exit? Tell us below in the comments!

If you're careful, take a picture of a pothole and post it here to Road Rage for your neighbors to see.

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That RVC guy January 10, 2014 at 08:35 PM
I saw Nanook and 8 sled-dogs heading down Maple, but the biggest pothole I hit was hidden in a puddle on Brower. Was thankful I didnt get a flat. I could take a picture of the puddle, but then I'd have to stop on Brower, get out, block traffic, weird out the homeowners and possibly disrupt the bus-route, which is disrupted enough as it is when the Iphone-gazing cretins ignore the white stop line where the bus turns on to Lakeview.
DT January 11, 2014 at 01:06 AM
How about all of Maple, end to end? For YEARS, this street has been a nightmare to drive on. Why don't we use this recent cold spell as an excuse for the potholes and finally fix this mess?

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