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Emergency Pothole Patching This Weekend Page 1 of 1 <br /> � v%• 'Building a 21St Century City " <br /> ' rs Stephen J. Luecke, Mayor <br /> RELEASE FROM: FOR RELEASE: <br /> MAYOR STEVE LUECKE'S OFFICE FRIDAY, JANUARY 14, 2005 <br /> Emergency Pothole Patching This Weekend <br /> The City of South Bend has announced that Division of Streets crews will be working 20 hours per day <br /> today, Saturday and Sunday in a major effort to fill potholes along main arterial streets, throughout the city, <br /> for the safety of motorists. Sam Hensley, Director of the Division of Streets reports that "supervisors have <br /> identified many new potholes has a result of this week's fluctuating high and low temperatures." "Crews will <br /> be working all weekend using the City's newest "Hot Boxes" to fill potholes with heated asphalt which is <br /> more effective in filling and stabilizing potholes,"said Hensley. <br /> As soon as the main arterial streets are patched, crews will move to residential streets. Residential streets <br /> repairs will definitely begin Monday morning and continue all week, weather permitting. Crews have been <br /> working on pothole patching, on daily basis, since the first of the year as the weather allowed. <br /> Due to the current conditions, motorists are asked to slow down and to use caution in order to avoid <br /> accidents or damage to their vehicles. As a result of the shift to potholes repairs, Division of Streets crews <br /> have temporarily discontinued collection of discarded Christmas trees. Christmas tree collection will resume <br /> next week with crews making one final sweep of the City. <br /> For further information, please contact Sam Hensley, 574-235-9244 <br /> or Mikki Dobski, 574-235-5855 or 876-1564. <br /> Back I City Home Page I City Directory I Site Map I Search Go <br /> powered by FreeFind <br /> Created by the City of South Bend Department of Information Technologies. <br /> Copyright©2005 City of South Bend.All rights reserved. <br /> 2005/011405 pothole.htm 1/13/2006 <br />