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MoDOT Attacks Potholes in 24 Hours - Where Are Yours?

MoDOT has a new plan to get aggressive with potholes. Tell us where you see them on Patch's interactive map.

MoDOT Attacks Potholes in 24 Hours - Where Are Yours? MoDOT Attacks Potholes in 24 Hours - Where Are Yours? MoDOT Attacks Potholes in 24 Hours - Where Are Yours?

The is kicking off an "enhanced pothole repair initiative" in March. That announcement came in a press release where MoDOT stated road crews will repair potholes with asphalt within 24 hours of it being reported during weekdays. 

"MoDOT’s goal is to aggressively tackle potholes to keep highways smooth and safe for St. Louis motorists," the release stated. 

MoDOT said that the goal is to benefit both the department and drivers by tackling potholes early and getting them filled while they are still small.

The 24-hour plan is part of an improved program to respond to and fix potholes throughout the St. Louis district’s metropolitan area, MoDOT stated.

Patch users can report potholes by uploading them onto our interactive map above. To submit a pothole, follow these steps:

  1. Click this link to get to our interactive Google map. Or, click “View Pothole Patrol in a larger map” beneath the map at the top of this story.
  2. Enter an address into the search bar.
  3. When the address comes up, click the “Save to Map” link. Choose the Pothole Patrol link.
  4. You have submitted your pothole! To add more information, go back to the Pothole Patrol map and click the red Edit button. You can then click on your pothole to add more info. 

Drivers can also report potholes to by calling 1-888 ASK MoDOT or visiting  modot.org.

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