SOUTHFIELD, Mich. -

The city of Southfield makes every effort to maintain and repair all roads within the city's jurisdiction in a timely manner.

Due to severe weather conditions this winter, the city has increased the number of crews that are actively repairing potholes.

The city of Southfield currently has four crews working twelve-hour shifts to repair potholes throughout the city on a priority basis. In a typical winter, two four-person crews generally use approximately 300 tons of cold patch in repairing pot holes. This winter Southfield has already gone through more than 450 tons of cold patch to date.

The streets and highway division of public works is responsible for maintaining 246 miles of road within the city. The division handles all streets cleaning; snow and ice removal; tree trimming; street signs; right-of-way mowing; and open drain and storm sewer repair. The division also performs both targeted and generalized pavement repair as part of the city's spot pavement repair program.

The city of Southfield road crews are doing their best to clear the roads as quickly and safely as possible in addition to repairing potholes as they occur when possible.

Please contact the city's special hotline at 248-796-4000 to report any potholes or other road issues.