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A westbound car on Fillmore Street is about to get a jolt as its right front tire rolls over the sunken manhole cover, west of Centennial Boulevard.
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Beware of sunken Fillmore manhole cover

       City Transportation Manager Kathleen Krager said she will talk to Colorado Springs Utilities about realigning a manhole cover that's about three inches below the road surface on Fillmore Street, west of Centennial Boulevard.
       Utilities had paved that portion of the four-lane thoroughfare after digging up its westbound lanes to install an underground water line late last year. The manhole cover is in the right-hand westbound lane. As a local motorist described it, the location is almost exactly where the right front tire of a car rolls if it is positioned properly in the lane.

Westside Pioneer article
(Posted 2/13/14)

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