The Metro is preparing for an all-out pothole blitz to fix the wear and tear that winter left in its wake.
Crews on standby overnights for snow removal spend their spare time fixing the roads.
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The roller coaster weather -- freezing and then warm
-- is having an effect on more than just personal cases of spring
fever. It's making the ride to work and school bumpier. So get ready to
make way for pothole repair.
"Instead of waiting for them to come in and be reported, we go out and
attack the potholes," said Metro Public Works Spokesperson Lindsay
The Metro is preparing for an all-out pothole blitz to fix the wear and tear
that winter left in its wake.
If you have one that needs to be fixed in your neighborhood, English says
you need to report it.
"If your car smacks into a pothole and blows out a tire, we may not
have known that that pothole was even on the road, and we won't be responsible
because we can't know where all those potholes are throughout the city,"
Crews on standby overnights for snow removal spend their spare time fixing
the roads. English said pothole repairs generally happen within two business
days of a reported problem.
As the weather warms up, those crews move back to the day shift, creating
time for the proactive pothole blitz, working on a grid of the city.
In Louisville, the easiest way to report potholes is by calling metro call
311 or clicking
Complaints about an interstate or an interstate ramp pothole, contact the
Kentucky Department of Transportation at 1-800-PATCH-IT (1-800-728-2448).
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