Drivers unhappy with road conditions in Old Fourth Ward

- Concerns are growing over road conditions in the Old Fourth Ward of Atlanta.

"It's been like this for months," Diana Brown told FOX 5.

Brown drives up and down Old Wheat Street multiple times each week.

"It's getting worse every day," Brown said.

Drivers complained about unleveled surfaces, gravel and rocks all over the road and the big potholes.

"How am I supposed to get around that?" Breon Stewart asked.

According to neighbors, a water main break in January initiated the construction.

"It just doesn't seem like they're trying to fix it," Brown said.

Tuesday, while FOX 5 was speaking with residents, the city of Atlanta came out after a neighbor called in to file a complaining about the roads. A spokesperson for Atlanta told FOX 5 they are going to be adding three metal plates to cover the worst parts of the road, but drivers were not too happy with that update.

"They add a plate and think it's going to fix it, but it won't," Brown said.

The wear and tear the conditions are causing on vehicles is a major concern for drivers.

"Because it's going to come out of my pocket whatever it costs should something happen to my car," Stewart said.

No word on when road conditions will be 100 percent fixed.

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