A resident notices that a portion of a main roadway on a busy street in Fredericton has fallen in; creating what appears to be a large hole in the road. Pulling over to the side of the road, the resident takes a short video clip of drivers navigating around the hole and a few photos to highlight the road condition and notifies the City of Fredericton.
City staff is alerted of a potentially dangerous situation for residents that need to be treated as a high priority. Members of the public, including the driver, are notified that traffic will be rerouted and to avoid this area of the roadway. Meanwhile, staff and equipment have been dispatched to the scene.
The roadway is repaired and the public, including the resident that reported the issue, are thanked for their assistance in identifying a dangerous situation and proactively notifying the City of Fredericton.