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via News5: After a weekend warm up and colder temps on the way, road crews across northeast Ohio are trying to tackle some serious rim-rattling potholes. That job can and has put workers in dicey situations as cars zoom by. “Patching holes… It’s always a dangerous job out here,” said ODOT Highway Technician Frank Tamburello. […]

Residents say there are just too many potholes to count on their streets. The City of Cleveland said it plans to resurface dozens of them over the next several months. The City of Cleveland maintains about 10,200 main and residential streets. Only about 70 local streets are being resurfaced this year. Residents on Invermere Avenue […]

NewsChannel 5 Investigators have uncovered that a new 2016 master plan for Cleveland street repairs and pothole filling will be coming out next week. We checked on some problem spots today to see how some of last year’s plan worked out. “Man, it feels terrible. If you don’t slow down, your whole car will fall […]

Cleveland denied double the number of pothole claims than it approved in 2015, according to statistics from the city. “With the large percentage of them [claims] not being validated, why weren’t they validated?” questioned Cleveland City Councilman Zack Reed. Reed has been an outspoken opponent of the pothole claims process, a process where the number […]

The verdict is in: northeast Ohio roads are terrible. Truck drivers know better than most. “This is a brand new truck and when I hit a pothole it feels like I’m going to fly off the road. They are really big,” complained trucker Pam Pendergrass. If that wasn’t enough, the national transportation research groupTRIP released a study […]

    Green lawns, greener pocketbooks! In the Greater Cleveland area, the priciest streets are in communities along or near the Cuyahoga-Geauga county border. Roundwood Road in Hunting Valley ranked as the most expensive street. Homes listed a median home value of $1,356,420. That’s according to Zillow, an online real estate database, which recently released […]

  All of the recent freezing and thawing is creating hundreds of potholes. A statement from the city of Cleveland says they’ve patched the area once and will go back the end of this week to service the severely deteriorated streets. City officials say so far this year, they’ve used 564.5 tons of recycled asphalt, 638 […]

Every year, during the winter and spring months, the City of Cleveland is confronted with the issue of an increasing number of potholes developing throughout the City. Freeze/thaw cycles and frequent snow plowing can damage the streets. This year has been particularly challenging for the Division of Streets as snowfall and extreme cold temperatures have […]

CLEVELAND, OH – In anticipation of forecasted rain knocking fall leaves to the ground this week, the City of Cleveland is reminding residents that the Department of Works no longer vacuums loose leaves from residential tree lawns. This change announced earlier this year is due to State imposed budget cuts which resulted in staff reductions. […]

CLEVELAND, OH – In anticipation of forecasted rain knocking fall leaves to the ground this week, the City of Cleveland is reminding residents that the Department of Works no longer vacuums loose leaves from residential tree lawns. This change announced earlier this year is due to State imposed budget cuts which resulted in staff reductions. […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Good news for taking back your streets. We’ve learned the City of Cleveland is getting grant money to bring 25 laid-off officers back to work. The police union president Steve Loomis tells us it will allow the city to pay those officers for three more years. We expect to hear more […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Good news for taking back your streets. We’ve learned the City of Cleveland is getting grant money to bring 25 laid-off officers back to work. The police union president Steve Loomis tells us it will allow the city to pay those officers for three more years. We expect to hear more […]