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7 April 2017 / Eye on the Arctic / YLE News

Mild winter temperatures cause damage to roads in Finland

Southern Ostrobothnia, Finland

The past three winters have been particularly hard on road pavements. Wet winters with temperatures fluctuating on both sides of the freezing point have damaged even relatively fresh asphalt, leading to cracks, potholes and deep ruts.


Winter weather has damaged many roads. Juha Kemppainen/Yle. (Eye on the Arctic)