Spokane Valley reporting fewer potholes - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Spokane Valley reporting fewer potholes


















(The number of reported potholes decreased by around 100
over last year)


SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - The number of potholes reported in Spokane Valley has declined over the past season due to a milder winter, improved methods for repairing potholes and recent street paving on the County sewer projects on some of the older streets in the City, according to Tim Klein, City Maintenance Superintendent. 

"We can never totally eliminate potholes," said Klein, "but the decreasing number of pothole reports is a good indicator that the City's effort to actively seek out and repair potholes as they appear has been successful."

So far this winter, only 40 potholes have been reported, as compared to approximately 140 in the winter of 2008-2009, and 200 in the 2007-2008 season. 

Community members are encouraged to report potholes they find in Spokane Valley by calling the Pothole Hotline at 720-5110. Those calling are asked to leave a description of the pothole location, including street, nearest cross streets, and lane of the roadway. Callers should also leave a name and daytime telephone number where they can be reached in case there are any questions. 

- City of Spokane Valley

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