Tell Us: Where are the Worst Potholes in East Hampton?

Snow may be gone from the streets, but potholes are opening up in its place.

Credit: File photo
Credit: File photo

Just as apples and stripped bass have their prime season, so too do potholes. They are predictable, unavoidable and a sometimes dangerous rite of passage in East Hampton.   

These gravelly, asphalt mini graves are the scourge of any commute, spilling coffee and jarring your teeth at every opportunity.

Area roads have taken a beating this winter with the freezing and unfreezing of asphalt, which creates stress, not to mention, the scrapping and pounding of snow plows as they cleared roadways after 'Hercules' dumped inches of snow earlier this month.

The net result: The roads in the area need fixing.

Patch is on a quest to uncover the worst potholes, so feel free to help us find them by sounding off in the comment section below.

BONACKER January 14, 2014 at 05:43 PM
Wheelock walk, off off steven hands path and hands creek road. The potholes are terrible. U can barely drive through the road
Loretta Lynch January 15, 2014 at 07:56 AM
If one finds a pot hole they should report it to the Highway Dept.
Art Lynch January 15, 2014 at 03:05 PM
I hit a nasty one on Stephen Hands Path just a few nights ago just after I turned left off Rt. 27. Don't know how wide it was but it was deep enough to startle me and jar my vehicle. It's just north of Rt. 27, near the State Hwy. garage. Roadway was kinda wet & I think it was filled with water.
Conservative Underground January 15, 2014 at 06:16 PM
Just go down a state or county road and you'll find a pothole.
Jimbo January 16, 2014 at 10:07 AM
Buell La (Rt 114) infront of Molst Holy Trinity!
Loretta Lynch January 16, 2014 at 12:01 PM
If it's Town or Village you should report it to the highway depts. You are their eyes.
Jimbo January 16, 2014 at 12:49 PM
Don't they drive? Problem is it's a county road!
tom January 17, 2014 at 12:53 PM
It's one thing to have easily-spotted potholes, but it's the "stealth" ones that that get me...like the basketball-sized one on Windmill Lane near the Town Lane intersection.
BooBa February 03, 2014 at 02:33 PM
Rutland Rd , north end , SCWA left it a mess for two years now!


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