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Pothole of the Month

Potholes are an inevitable side effect of Colorado winters. The city sponsors a "Pothole of the Month" contest from Nov. 1 through April 30 annually.

On a monthly basis, the city awards a $25 gift certificate to the resident who reports the largest pothole by volume. All potholes are repaired within 24 hours or by the next working day following the report, weather permitting. Working day is Monday through Friday, excluding city holidays.

How to enter the contest:

  1. Online at:

    1. Search for Street/Median

    2. Enter the address and description.

    3. In order to be eligible for the contest please include name, phone number, address in the description field.

  2. Email [email protected] with your name, phone number, address and the location of the pothole.

  3. Call 303.326.8200.

Winners will be notified by mail.

Pothole of the Month Contest Rules:

  1. Entries will be posted based upon the date and time it is received. You may submit a pothole up until midnight on the last day of the month. Any entries submitted after that will be eligible for the next month's award.

  2. You may enter as many times as you wish; however, the award is given to the first entry received reporting the largest pothole (see Contest Rules).

  3. Limit one winner per household per season.

  4. The pothole must be a true pothole (not a trench failure or uncovered cut) on a city of Aurora street. A pothole is defined in this contest as a circular hole less than 30 inches in diameter indicating the underlying surface has failed.

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