Pittsburgh Public Works To Kick Off 3-Day Pothole Blitz

Jan 24, 2018

Got a nasty tire eater in your neighborhood? The city of Pittsburgh wants to hear from you.

City officials announced Wednesday that public works crews will conduct a pothole “blitz” starting at 6 a.m. Thursday. They plan to work 12-hour shifts repairing potholes through Saturday.

In a press release, the Department of Public works said it already has a list of 300 reported potholes. Residents are encouraged to report additional potholes via the city’s 311 line.

You can also track pothole repairs online. The city launched an interactive map in 2016. 

Each year, the city deals with hundreds – sometimes thousands – of paving requests. In 2017, the city received a total of 7,112 calls, emails and tweets regarding potholes and street repaving.