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As Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s war on potholes continues apace, area auto repair shops are enjoying a windfall from the roughed-up roads.

Speaking to several auto repair shops in the nearby suburbs, CBS Chicago reports businesses are already generating a backlog of work making car repairs, writing estimates and working with insurance companies.

Fox Chicago noted that cars were swerving to avoid the “humongous” potholes on the city’s streets and that the flat tires and slow zones have created rush hour headaches in addition to vehicle damage.

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