I recently drove 20 exits east on the Long Island Expressway, and what a marvel! I didn't encounter a single pothole.

Why is it that major roads in Nassau County, such as Jericho Turnpike and Glen Cove Road, have bone-jarring holes that could break your car's axle? What are our government officials doing?

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No wonder that poor fellow in Levittown has taken to filling his local potholes with sand and tar ["Road warrior," News, Jan. 30].

Joyce Tobkes, Jericho