Got your least favorite pothole? One that's grown so large over time that it has been given a name? Call VDOT's Customer Service Center at 1-800-FOR-ROAD (1-800-367-7623), report the little monster, and kiss it goodbye.Governor McDonnell Announces the 2011 Pothole Blitz''
Richmond - Governor Bob McDonnell today directed the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) to immediately start a coordinated campaign to patch the thousands of potholes that formed this winter across the Commonwealth. VDOT will use state and contractor resources to quickly identify and repair potholes on Virginia's highway system. Citizens are encouraged to assist this effort and report potholes to VDOT's Customer Service Center at 1-800-FOR-ROAD.
"Potholes aren't just bumps in the road, they are serious roadway hazards," said Governor McDonnell. "VDOT will address this problem as quickly as possible. We ask the citizens of the Commonwealth to help identify the location of these hazards so they can be quickly repaired. As pothole reports are received, VDOT crews will be dispatched to make repairs." McDonnell continued, "The goal is to improve everyone's safety and comfort as they travel the highways of Virginia."
VDOT and its interstate maintenance contractors are responsible for patching potholes on the 58,000 miles of state-maintained roadways in the Commonwealth. During the 2010 Pothole Blitz, more than 161,000 potholes were repaired.
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