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BEND, OR --  The City of Bend is hiring a three-person seasonal crew to fix potholes across town, this summer. They’re looking for potholes that are less than 5' in diameter and not too deep, according to Bend Streets Division manager Chuck Swann. “The object of this is to keep moving, get around the city, get things documented, get the smaller nuisance pot holes repaired. And dangerous pot holes repaired.”

 

Swann tells KBND News the fixes are semi-permanent, meaning they could last a year or two. “It’s going to be kind of a judgment call depending on if it’s a hazardous pot hole, of course we’re going to fill it while we are there. If it’s a shallow depression, we’ll probably leave it for the more extensive crew.”

 

The three-person crew will make its way from northeast Bend to the south, and around the city. They'll fix as many pothole as they can in a two-month period. Funding for this crew comes from the street maintenance budget.

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