MODOT creates ‘Pothole Patrol’

It’s pothole season and the Missouri Department of Transportation is asking for your help in pointing out the trouble spots.

From March 18 through April 14 the Missouri Pothole Patrol will be underway to temporarily patch potholes on the states public roads.

To report potholes in Missouri you can call 1-888-ASK-MODOT (888-275-6636) or by email –

Joplin residents can also report potholes directly to the city at