Pothole claims spike in 2017 as Ottawa roads batter vehicles

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By Jon Willing, Ottawa Citizen, November 29, 2017

More people want money from Ottawa City Hall as compensation for their dinged-up vehicles.

The number of pothole-related vehicle damage claims received by the city has increased by 411 so far in 2017 compared to 2016, according to the city.

The statistics are in a written response published Wednesday as part of a transportation committee agenda. Coun. Diane Deans asked the city solicitor’s office about the claims in light of the harsh winter at the beginning of the year.

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