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Pittsburgh is launching ‘pothole blitz’ |

Pittsburgh is launching ‘pothole blitz’

Stephen Huba
| Wednesday, January 24, 2018 8:27 a.m
Dan Speicher | Tribune-Review
A motorist steers around a deep pothole along Rt. 119 N. in Greensburg, on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018.
Dan Speicher | Tribune-Review
A pothole is seen beside Hyundai of Greensburg, as motorists make their way along Rt. 30 E., on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018.
Louis B. Ruediger | Tribune-Review
A car splashes through a water-filled pothole along Constitution Boulevard in New Kensington last March.

Pittsburgh is launching a “major pothole blitz” Thursday.

Mayor Bill Peduto’s office said the campaign will run from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily through Saturday, weather permitting.

So far, the Department of Public Works has identified about 300 potholes that need to be patched.

Residents are urged to call 311 to report potholes. Reports can also be made via Twitter @PGH311 or by calling 412-255-2621.

Brian C. Rittmeyer is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at 724-226-4701, or via Twitter @BCRittmeyer.

Stephen Huba is a Tribune-Review staff reporter. You can contact Stephen at 724-850-1280, or via Twitter .

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