Why do potholes not always get repaired?

Potholes can develop very quickly and it is not possible for the City to monitor every street in town. The Public Works Department should be contacted if one observes a pothole in need of repair. While the City works hard to fill all potholes, this step is just a temporary fix.

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1. What are the pros and cons of asphalt vs. concrete?
2. What’s the difference between light maintenance and preventative maintenance?
3. Who prepares the maps outlining street repair needs?
4. How long do street projects typically take to complete?
5. Are all projects surveyed before major repairs or reconstruction is completed?
6. How much does the City spend sealing cracks annually?
7. What is an overlay?
8. Why do potholes not always get repaired?
9. What’s the average life expectancy of a street?
10. Is there a plan for gutter maintenance?
11. Does the City require road smoothness criteria or specs similar to KDOT?