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  • BUMP? Orange signs dot Zachary as city-wide road repairs get underway Play Video

    June 16, 2017 5:56 PM

    ZACHARY - Bright orange signs emblazoned with the word "BUMP" are posted near streets and through neighborhoods in Zachary as the city works on a pothole repair project. Resident Richard Stalder says the signs have been up for about two weeks. One of them is in his front yard.... more »
  • Man says heavy equipment damaged street, wants it fixed Play Video

    April 14, 2017 3:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man says a construction crew tore up his street and he wants it fixed. The project along Marilyn Drive off Florida Blvd. is part of the Baton Rouge SSO Program and recently wrapped up. Glen Blankenship lives along Marilyn Drive and watched the project... more »
  • Pesky hole, safety hazard fixed on Park Blvd Play Video

    March 14, 2017 3:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A hole in the street is repaired and residents living along Park Boulevard are excited to see change. For over a year, people living along Park Boulevard near Tulip Street have been avoiding part of the intersection. As of Tuesday morning, traffic can move smoothly again... more »
  • DOTD fixes potholes after officer crash, but some say it's not enough Play Video

    February 3, 2017 8:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge Police officer, injured in a motorcycle crash after hitting a pot hole Wednesday, is expected to recover from his injuries. Police say he was escorting an 18-wheeler and hit the pothole...losing control of his bike and ended up hitting another vehicle. The officer has... more »
  • Officer hurt in pothole crash expected to recover; road to get improvements Play Video

    February 3, 2017 12:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police say the motorcycle officer hurt in a crash on Airline Highway Wednesday is expected to fully recover. Baton Rouge Police Sgt. L’Jean McKneely says the officer is in moderate condition with a broken leg and other minor injuries. The crash happened just before 2... more »
  • Homeowner tired of patchwork on street, wants permanent fix Play Video

    January 24, 2017 5:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A homeowner says her street is full of holes and patches. She's been searching for a permanent fix to smooth out the drive. Josephine Washington has lived on Shelley Street for 36 years. After calling on the City-Parish too many times to count, she called 2... more »
  • Potholes costing you Play Video

    November 23, 2015 9:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - They tend to pop up unexpectedly and there's often no time to avoid them. Potholes form in asphalt after water seeps into the soil underneath and traffic passes over the failing area. It's no surprise to Baton Rouge drivers that potholes vary in size, but big or... more »

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