Filled potholes make driving smooth

Pothole repair along Stroop Road in Kettering. (WDTN Photo)
Pothole repair along Stroop Road in Kettering. (WDTN Photo)

KETTERING, Ohio (WDTN) – Anyone who drives has been a victim of the vicious holes that show up in asphalt.  It is the result of the freeze/thaw during the winter and spring seasons.

Now that warmer temperatures are more consistent, street repair crews are busy.  Stroop Road between Marshall Road and Wilmington Avenue has been a tough place to drive for quite some time.  Monday, city crews were were removing the old asphalt and resurfacing.

Drivers like Patrick Sullivan are really happy about seeing the repairs. He thought a weak budget meant drivers would have to put up with rocky streets, but local municipalities are taking advantage of the temperature warm ups, patching potholes so that drivers get smooth commutes. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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