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1.
The phenomenon where road workers tear up a street and then never repave it; when people dig a hole to fix something in the street and never refill it

(also used for freeways and any other place road work was started and then left unfinished.)
Steve: Don't go down Pine Road.
Marvin: Why? They should be done the roadwork there by now.
Steve: Nah, they never finished it. It's hole digging and abandonment at its best.
by Nika Walsh October 09, 2011