Local News

News > Local News > Nearly 30,000 Potholes Filled In Indy's "Pothole Blitz"

Nearly 30,000 Potholes Filled In Indy's "Pothole Blitz"

DPW was out in force filling potholes this weekend, but many still remain untouched

INDIANAPOLIS -- If you think the roads are bad now, just imagine what they were like before crews filled nearly 30,000 potholes over the past four days. 

Indianapolis Department of Public Works says crews took advantage of the unseasonably warm weather and used a 'hot mix' during their four-day blitz.

'Hot mix' is an asphalt mix is a longer-lasting pothole fix and adheres better than the asphalt mix that's typically used during the colder months.

RELATED | Who Fills My D*mn Pothole?

The four-day blitz started Tuesday and ended on Friday so crews could begin preparing for the weekend snow. 

If you have a pothole to report in the City of Indianapolis, click here or call the Mayor's Action Center at 317-327-4622.

Want to see how many potholes have been reported so far in Indy and where they are? Click here to check out the City's Pothole Viewer

DPW says their crews will be monitoring the roads and weather conditions throughout the weekend to address any changes in the forecast. The Indy Snow Force Viewer will activate after crews hit the roads around 11 p.m. Saturday. 


CARMEL, Ind. - Carmel's second annual German holiday market will draw its German cuisine from right down the road...
CROWN POINT, Ind. --An Indiana man was sentenced to 15 years in prison for plotting to carry out a terror attack,...