Big season for CAA-Quebec's Pothole Watch

    QUEBEC, June 2 /CNW Telbec/ - With the end of the spring thaw on Quebec's
roads, CAA-Quebec is putting its Pothole Watch site "into
storage" for another year. Since February 26, a record number of 2,591
potholes were posted and the authorities were informed of each one to ensure
immediate action. A large majority of the potholes have been temporarily
    "The authorities must now permanently repair all these potholes which
cause motorists an endless amount of frustration," says Sophie Gagnon,
CAA-Quebec's Senior Director, Public and Government Relations, adding: "An
enormous undertaking awaits each municipality and the Quebec Transport

    A long season comes to an end ...

    And so does the eighth year of Pothole Watch. The website is easy and
effective, making it a unique and vital tool. Each year, it helps ensure safe
roads for users and serves as a reminder that Quebec's road network requires
ongoing investments. The 2008 edition is certainly proof of that.

    ... and makes way for another!

    As usual, there will be roadworks sites border-to-border in Quebec this
summer. That is why CAA-Quebec is reminding all motorists to be patient and to
follow road signs designed to ensure the safety of both road users and
construction workers. The Transport Ministry's Inforoutière website
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    CAA-Quebec, a not-for-profit organization, provides automotive, travel,
residential and financial services, benefits and privileges to its 950,000

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For further information: Montreal: Roxanne Héroux, (514) 861-7111, ext.
3210,; Quebec: Philippe St-Pierre, (418) 624-2424, ext.

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