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The Daily Gripe: June 13, 2010 - June 19, 2010

Drying out a perma-puddle

Who got it done: DC Water Last week, The Daily Gripe featured an item about a depression between two manholes at 545 M St. in SE D.C. The catch collected water no matter what the weather, so passing cars would...

By Washington Post Editors  |  June 19, 2010; 6:07 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Fixed , The District  
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Neighbors: Drivers speeding past bus stop

Who's responsible: Montgomery County Police Department Number of votes for this fix: 3 The corner of Tilton and Woodland drives in a residential neighborhood of the Forest Glen section of Silver Spring looks tranquil enough, but residents said there's been...

By Washington Post Editors  |  June 17, 2010; 5:34 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Maryland , Unfixed  
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Spelunking in Georgetown

Who's responsible: National Park Service Number of votes to fix: 10 Entering the Foundry Branch Tunnel feels a bit like an Orphean descent, as cool, damp air rushes up toward bikers and joggers crossing under the C&O Canal and the...

By Christopher Dean Hopkins  |  June 16, 2010; 5:02 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  The District , Unfixed  | Tags: Foundry branch, bike commuting dc, bill justice c&o, c&o canal, crescent trail, foundry branch tunnel, foxhall, georgetown  
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Perma-puddle splashes pedestrians

Who's responsible: District Department of Transportation Number of votes to fix: 11 Getting splashed when it's rainy out is an expected annoyance, but how about a puddle that never goes dry and drenches pedestrians when the sun is high in...

By Washington Post Editors  |  June 15, 2010; 4:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Neighbors: NW intersection is dangerous

Who's responsible: District Department of Transportation Number of votes to fix: 16 Neighbors near the corner of Park Rd. and Klingle Rd. NW have been complaining for a number of months that the lights and signage at the Y-shaped intersection...

By Washington Post Editors  |  June 14, 2010; 12:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Unfixed  
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Wait, what street is this?

Who's responsible: National Park Service Cruising around Rock Creek Park in D.C. can be tricky enough with its circuitous roads, cutoffs and numerous exit ramps, but when street signs are missing it can be a downright headache to navigate. No...

By Washington Post Editors  |  June 13, 2010; 4:39 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Unfixed  
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