Potholes proliferate in punishing winter

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 6 January 2014 at 12:00 am

Photos by Tom Rivers

Motorists in Orleans County and Western New York are getting a jolting ride this winter as potholes proliferate due to the freeze-and-thaw cycle of the winter.

These two photos show pavement with chunks missing on Route 31 near the driveway that leads to the County Administration Building. This week’s weather promises more punishment for the local, county and state roads.