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Old 11-21-08, 04:29 PM   #1
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Default IDOT Pays For Pothole Damage

I just received a check today for my wheel and tire damage to my MOMO wheel from this past March. I called once every two months to check the status of my claim. It was a hard long process. You have to get a police report, pictures, find a hidden link on the web-site for a phone number, then contact the respective field office (in my case Schaumburg) and request a claim form. I did receive a letter last month stating it was not their fault and I said "F" that and called back and they re-opened my claim and subsequently sent a form for me to fill out releasing them from further liability. Persistence pays off. I hope this thread finds those who have made a claim well. Keep up on it and it will prevail. Needless to say, after my incident, a month later, Archer was all repaved on the whole stretch that was pothole alley.
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glad to see my tax dollars/toll money going towards something useful
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glad to see my tax dollars/toll money going towards something useful
You would faint if you knew how much money a toll plaza take sin in one week. I heard it is millions.
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which end of archer.
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which end of archer.
It was Archer in unincorporated Lemont between Rt 83 (Kingery Highway) and Bell Rd. It was completely repaved right after my incident. I am now "Gun-shy" of potholes and bad roads.
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man dont even get me started about potholes. Last year golf rd was my worst enemy. Im sad to say that golf rd got the best of me. I like how they repave the roads just in time for winter to mess them up again. Got to love those unions!
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man dont even get me started about potholes. Last year golf rd was my worst enemy. Im sad to say that golf rd got the best of me. I like how they repave the roads just in time for winter to mess them up again. Got to love those unions!
Illinois has the worst roads in the country and we all can thank Springfield and the politics for this. No offense to any members who are employed by K5 or other state run road crews, but they design the roads to last only a year or so and constantly need repair, thus, constant road jobs and contracts going to nepotism.
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I'm still waiting for IDOT to send something. Did you receive the full amount. I had to end up buying a new OEM rim cause my was bent pretty bad. Not sure if I would be getting the full amount of the rim or just partial.
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I'm still waiting for IDOT to send something. Did you receive the full amount. I had to end up buying a new OEM rim cause my was bent pretty bad. Not sure if I would be getting the full amount of the rim or just partial.
I received the full amount of the wheel and told IDOT that lucky for them, my brand new tire was covered under warranty.
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Good to hear you got money back for that pothole damage Brian.
Here's a picture of the pothole that attacked Brian's car:
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^ lol....Brian ran over a curb driving all crazy loosing control of his *AWD* IS in the snow and blamed it on some "Pot Hole"...

That Pot Hole looks like what they get in HI (where is Judd....)
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Good to hear you got money back for that pothole damage Brian.
Here's a picture of the pothole that attacked Brian's car:
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That pothole I hit was a little smaller than the Jeeps demise one. It had the same magnitude though.

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^ lol....Brian ran over a curb driving all crazy loosing control of his *AWD* IS in the snow and blamed it on some "Pot Hole"...

That Pot Hole looks like what they get in HI (where is Judd....)
It was like the satan himself pulled the street from underneath me. I have exercised the demons............
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It was like the satan himself pulled the street from underneath me. I have exercised the demons............
lol...are you ready for it all over again
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lol...are you ready for it all over again
This time I will attack the streets with a "Highly Modified" 2003 Hyandai Santa Fe AWD with fancy 16" wheels, painted calipers... 10 pot, and many H-Sport upgrades such as suspension, highering springs, chassis brace, frigid cold-air intake, H-Sport exhaust........okay this is lame and we all have our dreams.......
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