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
Fiscal Year 2014: $10 million
Fiscal Year 2015: $8.6 million
Fiscal Year 2016: $7.7million
Fiscal Year 2017: $8.1 million