What is the freeze thaw cycle?
During a freeze-thaw cycle, water from rain, melting ice or snow gets down into cracks and crevices in the surface pavement. When the pavement freezes, the pavement expands, popping out existing repairs and weakening the surface. When it thaws, the pounding of tires breaks up the weakened pavement. Existing pothole repairs are further damaged during the next snow event by snowplows catching them from the freeze-thaw cycle.

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1. Why was last year such a bad year for potholes?
2. What is the freeze thaw cycle?
3. How do I request a repair?