Hell Holes Wreaking Havoc Yet Again

Posted on: September 16th, 2009 at 6:29 am by

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For much of August, the mother of all hell holes opened up at the corner of Stanton and Forsyth Streets.  It remained untended until early September, at which point the NYC Department of Environmental protection was summoned to “fix” the situation.  Now the rushed patchwork is coming apart, with the layers of asphalt receding deeper into the hole it was meant to plug.

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To the southeast, the Delancey pitfall is wreaking havoc yet again, while another fresh one is forming on Orchard Street just below the “original” hell hole.  Motorists, consider yourselves warned.  Our predictions for the well-being of wintertime streets is quite grim.  We expect plenty more pockmarked streets in the neighborhood.

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