Typhoon Wutip put a beating on Second Road, sending Pattaya road workers scrambling to patch holes once the sun reappeared.
Maintenance chief Wuthiset Charoenpot led a team of 10 engineers to Second Road in front of The Avenue galleria, a spot infamous for suffering some of the worst flooding in the city’s downtown area. Deep, long-standing water annually wreaks havoc on the pavement there.
Road workers have been called out to patch holes in Second Road after the heavy rains earlier this month.
Wuthiset said the team leveled and repainted the road, filled in potholes and then moved on to other problem areas near Central Festival Pattaya Beach and the opening of Sois 2, 4 and 5.
With Pattaya City Hall’s inability to mitigate flooding, road damage has become a way of life. Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome has said he wants to launch major road overhauls, but lacks the budget to do so.