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Pothole & Pavement Repair

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The Street Division's three types of pavement repairs for asphalt streets and alleys are categorized according to the size and complexity of the repair.

Pothole Patching

  • Generally ranges from 9 to 25 square feet in size
  • Requires no sub-grade repair under the pavement surface 
  • Two patch trucks are assigned to patching potholes in streets and alleys
  • Patching process ordinarily takes 20-30 minutes to complete
  • In 2019, repaired approximately 7,400 potholes in streets and alleys.

Minor Repair

  • Generally ranges from 25 to 200 square feet in size
  • Requires some repair to the sub-grade under the pavement surface
  • Heavy equipment required to excavate existing pavement
  • Two minor asphalt repair crews assigned to streets and alleys
  • Repair process ordinarily takes 3-8 hours to complete. 

Major Repair

  • Well over 200 square feet in size
  • Requires sub-grade repair (port-land cement stabilization)
  • New asphalt surface placed on grade to improve drainage
  • Two major repair crews (one assigned to streets and one assigned to alleys)
  • Repair process ordinarily takes 2-10 working days to complete

Due to traffic volume and speed, all repairs are prioritized in the following order:

  1. Arterial Streets
  2. Collector Streets
  3. Residential Streets
  4. Alleys



To report a pothole of request a pavement repair in a street or alley, please contact the Street Division at 806-378-6815