The article identifies the root cause of the potholes problem, which is cracking of the pavement layer, and references the AMIR roller developed by Prof. Abd El Halim. Research funded by several agencies including the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario has shown that the AMIR roller can eliminate the pavement initial cracks that develop during construction. Recently, the pavement construction company Tomlinson has utilized AMIR in several construction projects throughout Ontario. For more information, click here