Chicago pothole claims prompt another $15M for repairs

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said an extra $15 million left over from completed city projects will be used for pothole repairs.

April 6, 2014 6:59:40 PM PDT
Mayor Rahm Emanuel pledged another $15 million on Sunday to repair Chicago's pothole-laden streets.

The extra money is left over from completed city projects and federal grants.

So far in 2014, more than 350,000 Chicago potholes have been repaired, and 20,000 potholes were filled just in the last six days.

In the past three years combined, the city received just more than 2,400 claims.

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