BEND, OR -- Bend's pothole problem certainly has the attention of drivers and the city street department. City Councilors recently received an update on pothole repairs after approving the pulling of funds from next year’s budget to fix potholes, now. “From August to August, this last year, so counting the winter, we’ve tackled over 3,000 potholes,” Streets Director David Abbas told Councilors. And, he says the number is growing.
Crews are patrolling, looking for the worst spots, and citizens can call the city to report potholes that need to be repaired. “And then there’s also the ability on our website to fill out a pothole request, citizen service request,” Abbas says. Click HERE to visit the city's reporting website.
Councilors recently approved moving $200,000 into this year's budget to make repairs.