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Enormous pothole impacts businesses on Indianapolis east side – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana Weather

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A pothole on the east side has gotten so big that cars and truck have gotten stuck in it.

People who live and work around the area say the city hasn’t taken any action, so they took matters into their own hands.   

The hole is almost 3 feet deep and almost always filled with water. Standing or walking down the sidewalk will almost certainly guarantee a pedestrian will be soaked by a passing car or bus.

It was all-hands-on-deck to spread 20 tons of gravel that was delivered Friday morning to the corner of East Washington Street and Forest Avenue. The city government didn’t order the gravel. A business owner on Forest Avenue made the call and paid the bill.

Charley Powers and business partner didn’t order the gravel but did reach out to I-Team 8 with a complaint about this chuckhole. He says the city hadn’t taken any action, and the hole is hurting business.  

“It just got to…

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