CDOT crews spend weekend filling potholes

January 17, 2009 4:10:44 PM PST
The Chicago Department of Transportation's pothole patrol was out in force over the weekend. In 2009 alone, the crews have patched more than 40,000 potholes.

Four crews were set to work both Saturday and Sunday from 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

At each of the pothole-patching locations listed below one lane of traffic will be temporarily closed. CDOT urges motorists to slow down and drive carefully near repair crews.

Saturday's locations:

  • Ashland--Lake to Ogden

  • Kimball--1900 N to 4000 N

  • Fullerton--Elston to Pulaski

  • Diversey--Kennedy Expy. to Pulaski

  • 79th St.--Pulaski to Ashland

  • Kedzie--71st to 87th

  • Pulaski-75th to 87th

    Sunday's locations:

  • Milwaukee--5800 N to 4900 N

  • Foster--4800 W to 7700 W

  • Devon--7200 W to 4000 W

  • Peterson--4800 W to 1600 W

  • Congress--25 E to 2400 W

  • Wabash--700 S to 1717 S

  • Harrison--99 E to 2700 W

  • Madison--2000 W to 3000 W

  • 18th St.--State to Ashland

  • Cermak--Halsted to Western

  • Archer--Cermak to Halsted

  • Commercial--103rd to 8400 S

  • Torrence Ave--102nd to 110th

    Drivers are asked to call 3-1-1 to notify CDOT about pothole problems.