The number of pothole complaints to Kamloops City Hall have skyrocketed.
During the winter of 2017-18, the city received 201 calls compared to 123 the previous year, a 63 per cent increase.
Civic Operations Director Jen Fretz says, the city has five pothole crews working day and night.
“Some of that is good news in that I think people are phoning us, and getting in contact with us when they do see potholes.”
Mayor Ken Christian says, advice to motorists is slow down.
“Particularly at night as you approach potholes and particularly when you are driving through puddles. Because if there is a puddle, its invariably hiding a pothole. We don’t want bent rims and flat tires.”
Once the weather improves, crews will be able to make more permanent repairs to potholes as moisture makes it harder to fill.