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Postby the truth » Jan 28th, 2018, 3:15 pm

so do the losers in charge in filling potholes wait till spring to fill them up, and when they do try hiring guys that know how to do the job,same crap every year
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Re: potholes

Postby alanjh595 » Jan 28th, 2018, 3:29 pm

Putting hot asphalt in cold potholes is useless. They must wait until everything warms up in order for the hot to stick to the cold.
Yes, there seems to be a lot of them this year. I will keep my ugly winters on until they get them fixed.

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Re: potholes

Postby GordonH » Jan 28th, 2018, 3:39 pm

Filling cold wet or dry potholes is a total waste of time & money, it does need to be done because of the cost to repair vehicle front suspension.

If the filled pothole lasts a day in the winter that is amazing.

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Re: potholes

Postby Steve-O » Jan 28th, 2018, 7:33 pm

Started noticing these potholes and was waiting for this thread to pop up. Someone please bump last years and save everyone some time.

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Re: potholes

Postby dirtybiker » Jan 28th, 2018, 9:52 pm

Steve-O wrote:Started noticing these potholes and was waiting for this thread to pop up. Someone please bump last years and save everyone some time.


I said this a few weeks back when people slowed down their snow removal complaints. [icon_lol2.gif]
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Re: potholes

Postby Tootsie » Jan 28th, 2018, 10:48 pm

If anyone in Lake Country has loose fillings in their teeth or might have to pee DO NOT drive on Camp Rd just heading down from Gray Monk Winery towards the firehall on OK Centre Rd East. Heading east just past Duggans strawberry farm is a nightmare ! That one corner just before the goat farm is unbelievable! What's that song ? Jesus take the wheel !!! [icon_lol2.gif] :-X :200:

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Re: potholes

Postby RustyCrayon » Jan 28th, 2018, 11:51 pm

Tootsie wrote:If anyone in Lake Country has loose fillings in their teeth or might have to pee DO NOT drive on Camp Rd just heading down from Gray Monk Winery towards the firehall on OK Centre Rd East. Heading east just past Duggans strawberry farm is a nightmare ! That one corner just before the goat farm is unbelievable! What's that song ? Jesus take the wheel !!! [icon_lol2.gif] :-X :200:


That spot is horrible! There’s no way to avoid any of it either.

Heading out of Lake Country on Glenmore is starting to get bad as well. Some pretty big, wheel swallowing holes starting to appear.
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Re: potholes

Postby Jflem1983 » Jan 28th, 2018, 11:55 pm

Help em out. If there is a bad hole. Near your couch. Fill up a bucket with rocks. Dump it in the hole. Together we can defeat the evil pot holes.
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Re: Potholes

Postby alanjh595 » Jan 29th, 2018, 7:13 am

How could we survive without asphalt?

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Re: Potholes

Postby Grandan » Feb 1st, 2018, 3:52 pm

alanjh595 wrote:How could we survive without asphalt?

Now with BC banning bitumen we are in real trouble!
Waste not

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Re: Potholes

Postby Dizzy1 » Feb 2nd, 2018, 6:33 am

Grandan wrote:Now with BC banning bitumen we are in real trouble!

How will the pipeline protesters get their SUVs to the weekend kumbaya's without asphalt? :biggrin:
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Re: Potholes

Postby the truth » Feb 2nd, 2018, 8:16 am

yap :smt045 but they do not want to talk about that :smt045
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Re: Potholes

Postby budsy47 » Feb 6th, 2018, 8:24 am

A number of years ago my father worked for the Department Of Highways and the city of Drumheller in Alberta and was every year a part of the pothole crew. The method then even when raining was to use a mop to soak of the water in the hole, then a propane torch was used to dry and heat the hole, then if needed some gravel was added and tamped by hand, then hot tar spread into the hole and a little around the edge. Warm ashpalt was added and tamped down and finally some tar added around the edge to help seal it. Almost all of those patches lasted through the worst conditions. most of them for quite some time and it was common to see the patch still there even when the road around some of them would break down. Sure it was a bit more work but 90 % of the time they were only done once. You would think that with today's technology someone would come up with something that lasts. Seems like no one wants to put a little old fashioned work in to fix properly....it's a make work on going project for them. I see them as lazy idiots.
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pothole season comes early

Postby the truth » Feb 6th, 2018, 8:31 am

https://www.castanet.net/edition/news-s ... htm#218166 ya think, how about you do your jobs and fill them, i have been driving down harvey ave looking at the same potholes for days,

try hiring people that know what they are doing for a change
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Re: Potholes

Postby LTD » Feb 6th, 2018, 8:33 am

its that city motto, we make it nice because we do it twice
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