MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Pothole season in Minnesota usually starts at the end of February, and that time has come.
But as our winter has been mild, this year may not be as bad.READ MORE: Restaurant Owners, Managers & Customers Adapt To First Day Of Vaccine Mandate
MnDOT hopes our mild winter continues, because the less snow and ice, the more attention they can give to potholes.
Last year was brutal, with MnDOT spending more than $135 million on snow removal.READ MORE: Twin Cities Gets Trampoline Zone To Help Action Sports Athletes Hone Their Skills
That’s about $50 million more than average.
Minneapolis alone needed $1 million in emergency funding to fill every pothole, and the work took into the summer.MORE NEWS: COVID Levels Dropping In St. Paul Wastewater: 'It's Promising'
This year, we’re in much better shape, and the first day of spring is now less than a month away.