Gravel roads

March 12, 2017, 11am PDT
The euphemism refers to a cost-saving measure that's happening even in central districts, to the chagrin of residents. This reversion to gravel roads is one manifestation of a looming local infrastructure deficit.
The New York Times
March 31, 2011, 5am PDT
The paved roads that finally brought rural America into the 20th century are starting to disappear across the Midwest in the 21st.
Star Tribune