DPW ready for spring pothole patching blitz

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (March 21, 2016) – The Indianapolis Department of Public Works (DPW) is ready to permanently patch potholes in the city as hot asphalt plants are scheduled to open Monday.

DPW will have 21 crews working overtime through Thursday of this week to remain ahead of pothole requests using a hot asphalt mix and are encouraging residents to use the Indy Pothole Viewer, RequestIndy, or the Mayor’s Action Center to report potholes in the Indianapolis area.

DPW’s attack on potholes began during the winter season and continues as the city welcomed spring last weekend. So far, there have been over 3500 fewer requests than this time last year. At this time, 878 requests remain open and DPW will focus on pothole patching in main thoroughfares, highly traveled and residential areas.

Crews will be at the following locations throughout Monday:

•           4000 Southeastern Ave
•           4397 S Sherman Drive
•           5791 S Carroll Road
•           902 E Sumner Ave
•           1566/6812 S Belmont Ave
•           Sherman Drive
•           W 38th Street
•           6200-8600 Westfield Blvd
•           7112 E 10th Street
•           905 E Washington Street
•           E Washington Street
•           8016 N College Ave
•           3510/4226/5100 N Meridian Street
•           3530 N White River Parkway E Dr.
•           2327 Riverside Drive East
•           4330 Michigan Road
•           301/1350/2118/2828 Kessler Blvd W Dr.
•           463 W 10th Street
•           1827 N Alabama Street
•           1963 N Capitol Avenue
•           8500 Moller Road

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