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  • House to take up highway bill as deadline looms Play Video

    July 15, 2014 2:16 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The House is poised to act on a bill that would temporarily patch over a multibillion-dollar pothole in federal highway and transit programs while ducking the issue of how to put the programs on sound financial footing. The bill by House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave... more »
  • People tired of swiss cheese-like roads Play Video

    February 13, 2014 9:54 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- A series of potholes and broken roads in the South Point subdivision has several residents pleading for a fix. The road, pointed out by WBRZ News 2 as one of the worst two years ago , is still in disrepair, getting only simple patches to fill the... more »
  • Road work on North Sherwood Forrest Boulevard Play Video

    March 5, 2013 6:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Emergency pothole repairs are underway on North Sherwood Forrest Boulevard. The East Baton Rouge Department of Public Works started working on a two mile stretch of boulevard between Choctaw Dr. and Greenwell Springs Rd. After several complaints of busted rims and tires, DPW decided to fix... more »
  • Potholes popping up in Baton Rouge Play Video

    January 11, 2013 6:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Potholes are popping up more and more in East Baton Rouge as heavy rain moves through the city-parish. "Potholes are more like ponds these days," said driver, Laura Moore. They form when rain gets into cracks in the road, causing the ground to expand and pull... more »
  • All lanes of I-12E back open after repairs

    June 28, 2012 4:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Traffic officials reopened all lanes of I-12 East this afternoon in East Baton Rouge Parish after emergency work to repair a pothole. Workers shut down an outside lane early this morning, and spent most of the day repairing the pothole. When it was reopened at... more »
  • DOTD announces I-12 emergency repair

    April 18, 2012 3:41 PM

    LIVINGSTON - Traffic officials announced they would close one lane of I-12 West in Livingston Parish tomorrow morning for emergency repairs to a major pothole. Engineers at the Department of Transportation and Development said the hole at mile marker 29 just west of the Holden exit to La. 441... more »
  • Residents upset over potholes in Slaughter

    September 18, 2009 10:09 AM

    Residents on one street in Slaughter say people are forced to drive through their lawns to navigate around potholes. Neighbors have been dealing with the issue for about four years. Mayor Bobbie Bourgeois is aware of the problem and is fighting to get the road fixed. News 2... more »

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