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By Mark Davis
The nation founders, the Lone Star State thrives
Topic - Charlie Gischlar
The snow may have melted, but travel troubles continue on D.C.-area roads and highways left scarred with car-crippling potholes. Making matters worse, the erratic winter weather that caused the problem is now obstructing efforts to fix it.
Violent storms last month and a deadly incident two weeks ago are amplifying the danger presented by falling trees and tree limbs, which can be a hazard to houses, cars, people and power lines.
Maryland State Highway Administration spokesman Charlie Gischlar said the increase in the amount of potholes is directly related to the increase in precipitation.
"It's just bad this year. There's a lot," he said.