The road that was black in the day time just melted into the darkness of the night.
When a car passed it’s headlights were reflected in the water that lay over the surface. There were street-lamps years ago but they had all been sabotaged for their solar triggers, it’s how the gangs arm their weaponry.
rig things up with dirt over the sensor and then after some rain whatever they have rigged up explodes. So our roads are dark and our days are anxious, who knows where they will strike next.