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Continued: Twin Cities crews scramble to fill potholes

  • Article by: JAMES WALSH , Star Tribune
  • Last update: April 12, 2014 - 6:25 PM

Said Dornfeld, who ran for mayor last fall as a candidate who actually knows street maintenance: “These people have no clue what it’s like, standing in the street as cars go 50 past you. Everybody’s in a hurry. Slow down, calm down and look up. We’re just trying to fix your street.”

 

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  • From left to right, Tom Garvey and Rick Wallenberg of St Paul Public Works began the morning filling potholes near the intersection of Robert St. and Fillmore Ave in St Paul. ].St. Paul drivers complain that Third World countries don’t have roads like this: Potholed, pockmarked, axel-busting rumble strips that make driving a teeth rattling experience. St. Paul street crews say they are “literally knee deep” in trying to get ahead of the problem this spring. Richard.Sennott@startribune.com Richard Sennott/Star Tribune St Paul Minn. Thursday 4/102014) ** (cq)

  • Craig Johnson worked as safety spotter for a pothole crew in St. Paul. He lost part of his arm three years ago when a driver hit him.

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