Large pothole causes flat tires on southbound I-75 ramp

Potholes a problem on highways

DAYTON — At least five vehicles got flat tires after hitting a pothole on the ramp from I-75 south to Edwin C. Moses Tuesday morning.

Several motorists pulled off the highway to change flat tires after hitting the pothole.

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ODOT spokesperson Mandi Dillon said crews are out making cold patch repairs to potholes across the area.  When our crew checked the area again Tuesday afternoon, ODOT had repaired the pothole that caused the damage to drivers tires.

DEANGELO BYRD / STAFF
DEANGELO BYRD / STAFF

Motorists can report potholes to ODOT here.

Dillon said this winter ODOT has used 11 tons of asphalt and 662 labor hours in Montgomery County to patch potholes.