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Potholes wreak havoc on roadway



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Potholes have damaged a busy road near Whiteland so much this winter that simply repaving it might not be good enough.

Drivers going to work at Endress+Hauser or heading to and from Clark-Pleasant’s intermediate and middle schools frequently travel the 1.5-mile stretch of Emerson Avenue between Worthsville and Tracy roads to avoid U.S. 31.

Large potholes have formed and continually reopened after being patched near Tracy Road this winter. Trying to keep the road smooth has been a losing battle, Whiteland street superintendent Norm Gabehart said.

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