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Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 04/ 8/2010

DC crews repair 7,690 potholes

By Washington Post editors

Is your ride getting any smoother?

Officials with the D.C. Department of Transportation announced they have filled 7,690 potholes during a month-long Potholepalooza effort, the Associated Press reports.

Using three "pothole killer" trucks, the department's 10 crews filled an average of 295 potholes a day. Since Jan. 1, a record number -- 15,585 -- of potholes have been repaired. During last year's Potholepalooza, crews filled 6,084 potholes.

By Washington Post editors  | April 8, 2010; 10:50 AM ET
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I've driven better maintained roads in third world countries.

Posted by: kmp1 | April 8, 2010 4:36 PM | Report abuse

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