BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Drivers may soon find some relief from the treacherous terrain of city streets.

The Baltimore Department of Transportation’s neighborhood paving initiative is underway.

“The roads are terrible here, literally terrible,” a driver said.

The City Transportation Department is responsible for 2,000 miles of roadway and 800 miles of alleys.

The plan is to cover more than 100 miles of bad road with paving and reconstruction.

“I’m excited because you hear citizens talking about how bad the streets are,” Acting Mayor Jack Young said. “Potholes and the streets are just in bad condition, so I am excited. These are some of the things I’ve been hearing about from citizens and trying to get done.”

Young had said that he had wanted to help with Baltimore’s road conditions.

“I understand this is not the season to do the potholes, but I think we need to just go ahead and fill them anyway,” he said.

The city has its own pothole project so you can call 311 or fill out an online 311 report to get the pothole fixed.

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Comments (2)
  1. It’s about Frickin time!! It was not just caused this winter, these roads in Baltimore city have been in DEPLORABLE SHAPE for years!! We are not stupid we have been putting up this with for a long time!! Democratic liberals always with an excuse to make it look they are doing something which should have been LONG AGO!! They think were stupid…

  2. It only because we have been complaining and are fed up!! You would of NEVER done it on your own UNTIL NOW! We were plain FED UP with how the democrats have left the city’s infrastructure go to pot! It’s high time they are held ACCOUNTABLE!!

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