BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — Drivers commuting down Commonwealth Avenue may want to keep an eye out for gaping holes in the pavement if they want to avoid hefty auto shop repairs.
WBZ's Karyn Regal investigated the street and found rainwater-filled potholes large enough to tear the rims off the wheels of passing cars.
Jose, the owner of Foreign Auto Body on Commonwealth Ave, said that he has seen multiple clients come in for repairs as a direct result of the potholes.
"It is bad- I have to order two wheels, two rims, and two tires," Jose said.
According to the City of Boston, resident injury or damage claims related to potholes must be sent to the City within 30 days of the incident. The City said that they're responsible for many of the roads in Boston, but not all roadways as some streets are under the jurisdiction of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation and Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation.
Information for submitting claims related to pothole incidents in Boston can be found here.