Pothole Blitz! – Call for requests

About the Pothole Blitz

Do you hate hitting that pothole at the end of your street? Is there a section of sidewalk you are always tripping over?

Great news… Pothole Blitz 2016 is here to help!
Mid-City West will have an asphalt repair truck on hand from the Bureau of Street Services on December 13th to fill all those pesky street scars.

What type of repairs can be addressed with this program?

  • Potholes and pop outs
  • Skin patching of eroded or cracked areas
  • Some sidewalk and curb repairs
  • Some repairs on concrete streets

The Bureau will consider the top 15 nominations submitted.  Nominations should be submitted to Mid City West by no later than December 4, 2016

How to submit nominations

To get your asphalt anomaly on the list, just submit your request using this form (http://bit.ly/2f58tlZ). We will try to fill as many requests as we can.
You must submit your request (http://bit.ly/2f58tlZ) by December 4th… so do it now!

FAQ

Neighborhood Council Initiative Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  1. What is the Neighborhood Council Initiative (“Blitz”)?
  • Mayor Garcetti and Bureau of Street Services collaborating to meet the Mayor’s goal of getting back to basics
  1. How is this program getting back to basics?
  • A pothole truck is assigned to work in a different Neighborhood Council (NC) every day.
  • Each Neighborhood Council receives personalized small asphalt repair service for a day
  1. How does this program work?
  • The Bureau’s Neighborhood Council Initiative Representative contacts an NC Executive Board via e-mail.
  • The e-mail informs the NC Exec Board of the date the work is going to take place, the format to use when submitting locations for inspection, and the last day to submit locations for inspection.
  • The locations submitted are inspected and repairs are scheduled.
  1. Who determines which locations will be addressed?
  • The NC Exec Board forwards its priorities to Street Services NC Initiative Representative.
  • The Bureau’s Representative determines which locations can be completed with the resources and time allocated.
  • The NC is informed which locations will be repaired.
  1. What resources are allocated for this program?
  • 1 small asphalt repair (SAR) truck, consisting of 2 workers and asphalt, is dispatched to repair neighborhood selected locations.
  1. What type of repairs can be addressed with this program?
  • Small asphalt repairs include:
    • Potholes and pop outs
    • Skin patching of eroded or cracked areas
    • Some sidewalk and curb repairs
    • Some repairs on concrete streets
  1. What happens in case of inclement weather?
  • In case of rain or inclement weather the neighborhood council is informed of cancellation and the work is rescheduled.
  1. Which neighborhood councils are involved?
  • Every NC is invited to participate in the program by submitting locations important to their neighborhood when they receive the notice from the Bureau’s Representative.