It’s pothole sweeps week in the unincorporated portion of Sacramento County and here are some facts about those annoying bumps in the road:
Potholes repaired each year: 41,000
Potholes repaired each month: 3,400
Annual cost for pothole repair: $2.8 million
Repair cost per pothole: $68
Residents are encouraged by the Sacramento County Department of Transportation to report potholes. Residents in the unincorporated portion of Sacramento County can call 311 or 916 875-4311.
The county-wide sweeps week effort to fill potholes began Monday in Arden Arcade. Potholes are typically tackled within 72 hours, according to the county.