Have pothole issues in unincorporated Sacramento County?
The Sacramento County Department of Transportation on Monday starts its biannual Pothole Sweeps Week effort to identify and repair potholes. Work will start in the Arden Arcade area and will continue through the remainder of the unincorporated area, according to Sacramento County news release.
Sweeps weeks are scheduled in late spring to repair potholes caused by inclement weather and in early winter to ready road surfaces for the storm season, according to the county. Residents are encouraged to report potholes on neighborhood streets by calling 311, 916-875-4311 or visiting www.311.saccounty.net.
There are more than 5,200 lane miles of paved roadways in the county’s unincorporated area.
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Pothole facts by the numbers
▪ 4,890: The number of calls SACDOT received last year, mostly through 311.
▪ 45,000: Potholes are repaired annually.
▪ 3,750: Potholes are repaired per month.
▪ $2.9 million: Annual cost for pothole repairs.
▪ 98,000: Square feet of potholes repaired annually.
▪ $30: Repair cost per square foot.
▪ $64: Average cost to repair each pothole.
▪ 72: Hours it typically takes to repair reported potholes.
Source: Sacramento County Department of Transportation