Columbus Ramps Up Effort To Fill Potholes Citywide


UPDATED: Monday March 10, 2014 1:39 PM

The City of Columbus will kick off an intensified pothole repair program from March 17 to April 14.

From March 17 to 31, the city is expected to patch reported potholes within three dry-weather days, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

From April 1 to 14, city crews will operate 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., seven days a week.  The city will also add an additional overnight shift Sundays through Wednesdays.

Residents are asked to report potholes through Facebook at Columbus Public Service or Twitter @ColumbusDPS.

Residents are also asked to include the location of the pothole by referencing:

  • The name of the street where the pothole is located;
  • The address of a home or business closest to the pothole;
  • The direction of travel (northbound, southbound, eastbound, westbound) where the pothole is located;
  • The lane in which the pothole is located if it is a multilane street.

 Meantime, city crews say they have already have patched nearly 33,000 potholes so far this year.