RadioActive's Huma Ali, Ritika Managuli and Michael Sheeran hate potholes and wonder why Seattle has so many of them.
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RadioActive's Huma Ali, Ritika Managuli and Michael Sheeran hate potholes and wonder why Seattle has so many of them.
Credit: KUOW PHOTO/Huma Ali

Seattle’s got a pothole problem. These teens want more than a temporary fix

Seattle is ranked the 11th worst city in the United States for road conditions, according to a 2018 study by the nonprofit TRIP.

Rough roads are more than an annoyance. Potholes can cause physical harm, especially to bicyclists, and can damage vehicles.

RadioActive's Huma Ali, Ritika Managuli and Michael Sheeran dive deep into the world of potholes -- exploring their role in the city of Seattle from past to present and beyond.

Warning: This will be a bumpy ride.

[Read more: Thanks potholes! You're why Seattle roads are some of the worst]

A Seattle pothole that resurfaces every few months.
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A Seattle pothole that resurfaces every few months.
Credit: KUOW PHOTO/Michael Sheeran

This story was created in KUOW's RadioActive Intro to Journalism Workshop for 15- to 18-year-olds, with production support from Kamil Saad. Edited by Matt Martin

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