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Nearly a dozen tires damaged by potholes on the NB I-15 freeway in Hesperia

HESPERIA, Calif. (VVNG.com) — Large potholes on the northbound I-15 freeway in Hesperia resulted in flat tires for nearly a dozen motorists.

On Tuesday, March 21, 2023, at about 8:45 pm, motorists traveling on the freeway called dispatch and reported a pothole underneath the Main Street bridge.

Within an hour 10-11 vehicles, if not more, were pulled along the shoulder of the freeway, all of them with their hazards on.

many vehicles damaged by potholes on the northbound 15 freeway in hesperia

A California Highway Patrol officer conducted a traffic break before Main Street while the hole was repaired. Another CHP officer spoke with the involved parties and took down a report for each one.

At 10:08 pm, another pothole was reported in the slow lane on the northbound I-15 near the US 395 off-ramp. Per the logs, the white Mazda hit it, damaged a tire, and pulled to the right shoulder.

many vehicles damaged by potholes on the northbound 15 freeway in hesperia

Caltrans offers up to $10,000 to drivers whose vehicles have been damaged by potholes on California freeways. Claims must be filed within one (1) year after the incident occurred.

According to Caltrans, a claim can be filed for losses you believe were caused by the action or inaction of Caltrans. These losses would include refunds of a fee or penalty, or a vendor contract dispute. Click here to submit a claim.

Each county is covered by a specific District Claims Office. 

District-8 – San Bernadino / Riverside (Counties of Riverside, San Bernardino)

464 W. 4th Street  MS 1244
San Bernardino, CA 92401
Telephone Number: 909-383-4351


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