Yikes! Look at that huge hole in the road! How will the cars get through?
But wait . . . here comes the road crew with their bright orange cones. With their jackhammers, they break up the old pavement.
Now it’s time for the big diggers to scoop up the rubble and for the dump trucks to take it away.
Rumble, rumble — down goes the new asphalt — swoosh! — the roller makes it flat.
The intriguing process of road repair, and the job done by each exciting machine, is explained in simple, child-friendly language that’s fun to read aloud.