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Pothole repair work on FDR

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

Potholes have been a big problem for drivers this season.

The New York City Department of Transportation is working to fix that.

Sunday night, it focused on the FDR Drive.

It closed two of the three southbound lanes overnight so crews could resurface areas that need it. 

The work was centered between E. 49th Street and the United Nations underpass, with closure of the exit ramp at E. 49th Street.

They urged drivers to avoid the area and use alternate routes.

The DOT says it's already fixed more than 84,000 potholes across the city this year, including more than 12,500 in Manhattan.

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