Wednesday Pothole Alert: Florida Avenue

WASHINGTON (WUSA9)--Keylani Beaumont of Waldorf says Florida Avenue in Northwest D.C. should be our WUSA9 Wednesday Pothole Alert.

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Specifically Beaumont writes, "The section right in front of the Howard Theater. Between Georgia Avenue and 6th Street. This street has several potholes and this needs to be addressed by DDOT."

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Well, we have some great news for everyone who drives in the 600 block of Florida Avenue, NW. The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is all over it, and we're talking about more than filling potholes. DDOT tells WUSA9 they are about to start a major repaving project along Florida Avenue.

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As for all those other potholes in the city that aren't part of a repaving project, there's more good news! Wednesday, April 9 the District is kicking off Potholepalooza. An annual month-long DC tradition. DDOT will add extra staffing and promises to make pothole repairs within 48 hours after receiving a complaint. Right now they promise to fill those craters within 3 business days.

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If you would like to make sure a pothole in the city makes it onto the Potholepalooza list before it 'Drives You Crazy,' send WUSA9 an email by going to TellWUSA9. We will make sure the District knows. Please include a cross street if you can.


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