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TDOT: Pothole repairs have cost nearly $5M in 2020

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Posted at 7:03 AM, Mar 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-02 08:03:02-05

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — You've probably noticed some rough spots on the roads, since it is pothole season, but Tennessee Department of Transportation is working to fix those problem spots.

It says it spent nearly $5 million on pothole repairs just in January and February. In 2019, the department spent a total of $9 million for the whole year.

So far, crews used 21.5 tons of asphalt to fix the roads this year.

To report a pothole for repair, you can fill out a Maintenance Request form, contact the appropriate Region Office or email TDOT.Comments@tn.gov. Be sure to note the exact location including the route, mile marker, and any nearby cross streets or interchanges.