SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KCAU) — An inevitability that comes with the winter months is the appearance of potholes as temperatures and moisture fluctuates.

According to the Iowa DOT, potholes form as a result of moisture getting under the pavement and then freezing and thawing. The repeated freezing and thawing can lead to the concrete breaking.

As more and more potholes form during the winter months, you may be wondering how and where you should report them.

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The City of Sioux City offers a way for residents to report potholes directly to the city. By filling out a form

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on the City’s website, residents can give a detailed description on the pothole and where it is located.

While city and county roads are handled by those entities, interstates, numbered routes, and U.S. highways in Iowa are handled by the Iowa DOT. If you need to report a pothole on any of these roads, the Iowa DOT offers a list of individuals you can contact regarding these issues.


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How Iowans can help maintain roads by reporting potholes
How Iowans can help maintain roads by reporting potholes

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KCAU) — An inevitability that comes with the winter months is the appearance of potholes as temperatures and moisture fluctuates.

According to the Iowa DOT, potholes form as a result of moisture getting under the pavement and then freezing and thawing. The repeated freezing and thawing can lead to the concrete breaking.

As more and more potholes form during the winter months, you may be wondering how and where you should report them.

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The City of Sioux City offers a way for residents to report potholes directly to the city. By filling out a form on the City’s website, residents can give a detailed description on the pothole and where it is located.

While city and county roads are handled by those entities, interstates, numbered routes, and U.S. highways in Iowa are handled by the Iowa DOT. If you need to report a pothole on any of these roads, the Iowa DOT offers a list of individuals you can contact regarding these issues.


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