Potholes

Crews work to fix a pothole on 106th Avenue in Oakland, California on May 15, 2014. (Margie Shafer/CBS)

Oakland To Spend Next Several Weeks Fixing Major Pothole Problem

The city hopes to fix thousands of potholes over the next several weeks, part of an annual blitz to fix the streets of Oakland.

05/15/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 08: A view of downtown San Francsisco and the western span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on September 8, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Emergency Pothole Repairs Cause Gridlock On Bay Bridge

Three eastbound lanes and two westbound lanes on the western span of the bridge were closed after a large pothole was discovered Wednesday evening, according to Caltrans spokesman Andrew Gordon.

04/09/2014

Electric Muni buses make their way down Stockton Street in San Francisco's Chinatown District. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Task Force Calls For $3 Billion In Taxes And Fees To Upgrade SF Transportation

San Francisco taxpayers could be asked to approve $3 billion in taxes and fees to help pay for fixes for the city’s transportation system as a task force assembled by Mayor Ed Lee will bring its recommendations to City Hall on Monday.

11/25/2013

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Phil Matier: Will Californians Pay Up For Better Roads?

California voters may get a chance to help improve the state’s roadways, but are they willing to foot the bill?

11/19/2013

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Millions More Needed To Maintain San Jose Roads

The $20 million San Jose spends each year to maintain its roads falls far short of the $100 million that should be spent on repaving every year, the city’s top transportation official said Monday.

03/06/2012

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Proposition B Promises More Funds To Fix SF Potholes

The pace of re-paving roads and filling potholes would pick up in San Francisco if voters approve Proposition B on the November ballot. There would also be money for bicycle and pedestrian safety in this $248 million bond measure.

10/18/2011

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Annual Pothole Report Ranks Bay Area Roads

Metropolitan Transportation Commission is out with its annual Bay Area pothole report, and the best scoring city is Brentwood, with 86 out of 100 points.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/23/2011

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San Jose Roads Skewered In New Report

Another causality of San Jose’s ongoing yearly budget shortfalls is road maintenance, and a newly released report shows how bad things have gotten.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/11/2011

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Oakland Public Works Crews Begin Pothole-Fixing Blitz

Oakland Public Works Agency employees this week began their annual “pothole blitz” to repair some of the city’s most pockmarked streets.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/26/2011

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