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D.C. fills 7,690 potholes during blitz

A crew patches a pothole on the 14th Street Bridge. (By Deb Lindsey/The Washington Post)

District Department of Transportation officials have declared Potholepalooza 2 a success.

The monthlong effort to fill potholes after the snowiest winter ever in Washington was launched March 5 and ended on Monday. During that time 7,690 potholes were filled, officials said.

The Department of Transportation sent out 10 crews and 3 "pothole killer" trucks, filling an average of 295 potholes daily.

Since Jan. 1, 15,585 potholes have bee repaired. The first Potholepalooza last year filled 6,084 potholes.

If you need to report a pothole anywhere in the region, here's how.

-- Wire and staff reports

By Michael Bolden  |  April 8, 2010; 11:00 AM ET
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I wonder how many are potholes again.

Posted by: fireball72 | April 8, 2010 11:40 AM | Report abuse

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