Seattle Department of Transportation employee Koli Makasini gets ready to fill a pothole on Tuesday, January 8, 2019, at the intersection of South Forest Street and Occidental Avenue South in Seattle.
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Seattle Department of Transportation employee Koli Makasini gets ready to fill a pothole on Tuesday, January 8, 2019, at the intersection of South Forest Street and Occidental Avenue South in Seattle.
Credit: KUOW Photo/Megan Farmer

Seattle is among the worst cities in the U.S. for potholes

SoundQ's Deborah Wang and David Hyde try to figure out why.

A SoundQ's listener asked why Seattle has so many potholes. So reporter David Hyde set out to learn why. And he discovered that potholes are more than a nuisance — they're also a political talking point and a source of controversial art.

Listen to the episode by clicking the play button above or on your favorite podcast app. SoundQs is a weekly podcast where our KUOW reporters tackle questions submitted by our listeners.

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