Why do potholes keep appearing in the same place -- the material just keeps coming out?
Repairing a pot hole permanently requires "hot patch" material, the same material used to build a new road. The Street Department purchases hot patch from a couple of sources when it is available, but these plants shut down for the winter, and are not expected to open again until about the second week of April. During the winter months, potholes are patched using "cold mix", which is guaranteed to come out -- sometimes quickly when the weather is wet or the road is heavily traveled. Unfortunately, this is our only option while the asphalt plants are closed. When the plants open, all open potholes are addressed as quickly as possible, and then any potholes where the cold patch has not yet failed are dug out and replaced with hot patch.

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1. Why do potholes keep appearing in the same place -- the material just keeps coming out?
2. Does the City pick up brush, cut grass, or tree limbs?
3. What about Trash Pickup?
4. Where can I dump yard waste and trees myself?
5. Curbside Recycling?