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Warwick DPW Begins Pothole Patching

[CREDIT: Mayor Solomon’s Office] Mayor Joseph Solomon visits DPW workers filling pot holes along Toll Gare Road Wednesday.

WARWICKDepartment of Public Works crews are taking advantage of spring asphalt plants opening this spring to get a prompt start repairing the winter pothole crop.

Mayor Joseph J. Solomon announced crews have started workrepairing the wintry damage to local roads this week.

Wednesday morning, Solomon visited DPW crews as they were busilyfilling a series of potholes leading up to the Toll Gate High School campus.Workers will continue to be out in force throughout the City each day to makesimilar repairs, Solomon said.

Street sweeping will also begin late next week. That effort willcontinue for the next couple of months, until all City roads are cleaned.

“One of my priorities has been to address our manyinfrastructure needs, which includes making sure our roads are safe for all whotravel throughout Warwick,” Solomon said. “Our crews will be working diligentlyin the weeks to come to make repairs as quickly as possible.”

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Residents can report potholes by visiting the action center on the City’s website or by calling City Hall at 738-2000.

[CREDIT: Mayor Solomon’s Office] Mayor Joseph Solomon lends a hand to DPW workers filling pot holes along Toll Gare Road Wednesday.
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