MoDOT aims to repair potholes within 24 hours

03/11/2014 5:31 PM

03/11/2014 5:31 PM

The Missouri Department of Transportation doesn’t want you to have to dodge a pothole more than once.

The agency is asking motorists to let it know where the jarring holes are — on state highways and routes only — so they can get to them as soon as possible.

“We want to get asphalt in the hole within a day of being notified of the repair need,” MoDOT District Engineer Dan Niec said in a statement announcing the program. “Our goal is to repair it before you drive the same road the next day.”

There are several ways to report a pothole. The Customer Service Center is available 24 hours at 1-888-ASK-MODO (888-275-6636).

They can also be reported on the web at

www.modot.mo.gov/kansascity or by email to comments@modot.mo.gov

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