Why Michigan is so prone to potholes -- and why repairs seem ineffective
(WDIV -- via Debbie Frasard)DETROIT – Potholes have become a Michigan tradition - not one we enjoy keeping alive. AdSo, in a month where we can have ten inches of snow and three inches of rain in a three-week span, potholes are thriving on Michigan roads. AdTo achieve a more resilient, permanent asphalt road, the all-important physical task in this process is compaction. AdThis is why most potholes get a temporary, loose aggregate of cold mix asphalt. There are better quality cold mix asphalt formulations available.