Adam Tuss, wtop.com
WASHINGTON — As the D.C. Department of Transportation kicks off its potholepalooza campaign this year, the agency is offering a new tool to track which craters have been smoothed over.
For the next month, residents can go online, email firstname.lastname@example.org, tweet or call 311 to report a pothole.
DDOT says it will patch the holes within 48 hours compared to the normal 72-hour window.
DDOT started the program in 2009 and it’s been successful ever since.
“We’ve filled 19,000 potholes over the first three potholepalooza campaigns,” says DDOT spokesperson John Lisle.
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