An unusually high number of snowstorms, icy roads and a proliferation of potholes are driving Long Islanders to phone in complaints about road conditions to state agencies.
“There has been an increase in the number of complaints that we have received about road conditions and the number of potholes across Long Island,” Michael Martino, a spokesperson for the Dept. of Public Works, told Metro. “From last Friday to Feb. 7 we have received 167
complaints about potholes or other poor road conditions. Out of those 167 calls, 67 were complaints about village county roads.”
The increase in craters has led to Nassau County creating a pothole hot line, 516-571-6900, to which drivers can call and report any new road cavities they may come across.