HAZLETON — The head of PennDOT was in Luzerne County today to talk about Governor Corbett’s plans to improve transportation in Pennsylvania. The Governor proposes changing gasoline taxes to fund road and bridge repairs.
Work is already underway, here along Broad Street in Hazleton, an improvement project three years in the making, one that drivers like Gabriel Rodriguez say still needs a lot of work.
“So far this month, I had three flats, just from the potholes. So it’s kind of damaging for the car,” said Gabriel Rodriguez, of Hazleton.
So damaging, some drivers say they avoid it altogether.
“It’s an annoyance. I go side roads and back roads to where I have to go around the town,” said Amanda Bellizia.
With billboards like these across our area, even AAA is touting the need for road improvements in Pennsylvania.