Watch how road workers in Germany repair manholes in record time

It's fast, efficient, and oddly satisfying.
Derya Ozdemir

What do you do when a manhole cover is slightly misaligned? You bring a team of experienced professionals to fix it.  

If you've ever driven over an old manhole, you certainly know that a degraded one can be extremely inconvenient and annoying. Caused by a variety of reasons such as degradation of asphalt, erosion caused by water, invasion of roots, and more, damaged manhole frames and coverings can cause sewer obstructions, pose a hazard on the road, and cause other safety and liability issues.

In this video by the YouTube channel Amazing Tube, you can see how road workers fix a manhole cover in the town of Bad Rappenow in southern Germany. The manhole cover is slightly misplaced, causing it to wobble one millimeter when driven over. According to the Deutsches Institut für Normung standard 4271-1:2012-10, which is quoted in the video, this is abnormal venting, which is why the manhole cover must be replaced right away. The road workers demonstrate an extremely fast manhole repair, and the process is oddly satisfying. If you want to see the repair, make sure you watch the video embedded above, and as always, enjoy. 

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