Shoddy Roads In Denver and Aurora Cost Drivers Hundreds of Dollars A Year

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Drivers in Denver and Aurora can't dodge all the potholes in their streets. And that's costing them hundreds of dollars a year ($700 annually in Denver) for maintenance, deterioration, depreciation -- even additional fuel. The numbers are in a new report from TRIP, a national transportation research group. The group says more than 40 percent of the roads in both cities are in "poor" condition

TRIP is sponsored by equipment manufacturers and businesses involved in highway and transit engineering and construction.

The director of policy and research, Rocky Moretti, spoke with Colorado Matters host Ryan Warner.