POTHOLES

West Fargo Public Works Estimates Filling 2,000 Potholes By End of Summer

The city prioritizes its snow emergency routes, schools, and severely impacted areas when filling potholes

WEST FARGO, N.D.– Drivers in the metro are facing the impacts of potholes this spring on their vehicles. A West Fargo Public Works street foreman estimates filling nearly 2,000 potholes by the end of summer. The city prioritizes its snow emergency routes, schools, and severely impacted areas when filling potholes. The department also uses permanent pothole filler. The department has…

Fargo Public Works Tackles Pothole Issue

The filling the city uses during the winter is only a temporary fix

FARGO, N.D. — Potholes are an increasingly common sight throughout the city and Fargo Public Works is doing as much as they can to address it. With cold nights and warmer temperatures during the day, more potholes are forming during this time of year. Because of the snow on the ground, any road filling dumped in now, may still come out….

Crews Are Getting Ready To Fill Potholes

Fargo city workers say the busy roads are the ones that need the most work

Anyone who drives a vehicle knows the annoyance of pothole season. Fargo city workers say they identify high traffic roads as the ones that need the most work. Main Avenue, 13th Avenue South, and 25 Street South are all high on the list for potholes. Crews are working on fixing the roads with asphalt rather than the temporary fill used…

Pothole Repairs Won’t Last Thanks to Weather

The potholes usually don't appear at this rate until at least March

You may not even notice one until you drive over it. The city of Fargo is getting an early start on pothole repairs this season. “It’s earlier than we’re used to,” said Lee Anderson with Fargo Public Works. Anderson says potholes usually don’t start happening at this rate until at least March. He adds as the weather changes, it’s almost as if…

City of Fargo Working on Road Repairs

Potholes can appear quickly, especially in roads that are already in need of repairs

You may not even notice one until you drive over it and officials with the city of Fargo say they are getting an early start on pothole repairs this season. Many of us are enjoying the warmer temperatures during the day, but it still gets below freezing at night. Fargo Public works tells us the cycle of freezing and melting is a…

Look Out Below! City Crews Working to Fix Potholes on Fargo Streets

City officials say recent weather patterns are causing potholes to get worse

Drivers in the area may notice more potholes on our roads than usual. The City of Fargo says this is due to the recent freeze-thaw cycles not seen in a typical Fargo January. Recent weather patterns are causing below freezing temperatures at above freezing during the day. Officials say potholes are formed from water seeping into cracks and expanding when…