Tips on how to report a pothole in Toledo

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In 2021, the goal is to surface more than 42 miles, which is 14 times the road renovation done last year.

TOLEDO, Ohio – If you’ve been driving the streets of Toledo, you’ve likely encountered a pothole or two. but thanks to a citywide effort, your bumpy ride may soon be gone.

“We have potholes in this town. We know that. So the citizens approved Issue 4 so we can do the big thing we’re going to do this year – that is, fix 14 times the number of residential streets that we have Done last year, “said Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz.

City workers struck another pothole on Tuesday morning and got an early start on the lack of snow in northwest Ohio.

“We won’t just sit back and turn our thumbs and wait for the weather to break to start our record year of road repairs,” said Kapszukiewicz.

Over the next 10 days, 11 crews will fill potholes on residential streets.

“It is rare that our pothole filling teams are out here in mid-January. We take this work so seriously that in bad weather we pounce on a small window to resume the important work of pothole filling,” said the mayor.

Last year the city reappeared about 4.5 km of residential street.

In 2021, the goal is to surface more than 42 miles, which is 14 times the road renovation done last year.

“We can’t find a year where we’ve been able to surf more than 42 miles of road. So we are facing an incredible year when it comes to this basic core service,” said Kapszukiewicz.

According to the mayor, this is just the start of the city’s residential refurbishment program, which is slated to begin this spring. This was made possible by the recent approval of Issue 4 in the November elections.

Residents can report potholes through Engage Toledo by calling 419-936-2020 and emailing [email protected]or via the mobile app.