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Cincinnati gearing up for pothole blitz

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Tana Weingartner
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WVXU

Cincinnati is gearing up for a major blitz in about two weeks to fix the growing number of potholes in the city.  

Traffic and road operation superintendent Jarrod Bolden says all resources from public works will be focused on the issue starting March 3rd.  He spoke to a city council committee Wednesday.

“During the blitz we’ll increase our number of crews to address pothole requests throughout the city of Cincinnati,” Bolden said.  “During the blitz we rely on citizens as well as the city of Cincinnati employees to help be our eyes out in the community and identify where those potholes are and get those requests to us.”

Residents can report potholes by calling the city at 591-6000.   You can also go online to report potholes.

The Ohio Department of Transportation and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet workers have also been busy repairing potholes on state routes and interstates.

Jay Hanselman brings more than 10 years experience as a news anchor and reporter to 91.7 WVXU. He came to WVXU from WNKU, where he hosted the local broadcast of All Things Considered. Hanselman has been recognized for his reporting by the Kentucky AP Broadcasters Association, the Ohio Society of Professional Journalists, and the Ohio AP Broadcasters.