Newspaper article MinnPost.com

Map: Who’s Supposed to Fix That %@#$Ing Minneapolis Pothole?

Newspaper article MinnPost.com

Map: Who’s Supposed to Fix That %@#$Ing Minneapolis Pothole?

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The surest signs that it’s spring in Minneapolis isn’t blooming flowers or chirping birds: it’s the open maws of potholes threatening to flatten car tires (or worse!) and swallow bicyclists whole.

So who’s supposed to fix this mess? In Minneapolis, that depends. The city’s public works department patches potholes on the vast majority of streets in the city. But there are also a number of county roads in Minneapolis which are repaired by Hennepin County crews. (Some portions of county roads are nevertheless repaired by city crews.) On interstates and other state highways, MnDOT takes charge of repairs. Still other roads are maintained by private entities, such as roads on the University of Minnesota campus.

The map below, based on data from Minneapolis Public Works, shows which agency is responsible for fixing potholes in given segments of Minneapolis roads. …

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