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What it costs to repair potholes on Michigan's trunklines


Pothole repairs represent a significant portion of MDOT's annual maintenance budget. A combination of aging pavements and more severe winters generally result in an increase in pothole repair costs.

Crews performing pothole repairs

Fiscal Year 2008: $7.8 million

Fiscal Year 2009: $8.2 million

Fiscal Year 2010: $6.3 million

Fiscal Year 2011: $7.34 million

Fiscal Year 2012: $5.32 million

Fiscal Year 2013: $8.8 million