Commuter Dude: Pothole nicknamed "The Grand Canyon" is gone

LITHONIA, Ga -- A pothole large enough to earn the nickname The Grand Canyon is gone thanks to a call to 11Alive's Commuter Dude.

West Fairington Parkway was once an obstacle course of potholes, some of them dangerously large.

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Dorothy Brown contacted Commuter Dude when her cries for help went unheard.

Commuter Dude contacted Dekalb County and got a promise that the issues would be addressed in about two weeks.

Crews were on the scene and repaired the potholes in less time than that.

"It's about time," said one commuter. "They've been like that for too long."


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