Best Way to Report Potholes in Pittsburgh, PA

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How to Report a Pothole in Pittsburgh, PA

Pittsburgh, PA, has a reputation for brutal potholes. You can blame those on the freezing precipitation of the winter months and the destructive action of salt and plowing on the roads. In Pittsburgh, potholes can go from a minor nuisance to dangerous within a few weeks.

This article explains all the different ways you can

We'll also explore two more points:

  1. The damage potholes can cause to your vehicle
  2. And other city issues you can report with DoNotPay, like rats, graffiti, and illegal dumping

If you're dealing with a nasty pothole in your neighborhood, get it fixed right away. Report it quickly and easily with the DoNotPay now.

How to Report a Pothole in Pittsburgh, PA, Using DoNotPay

DoNotPay is the fastest and most reliable way to . If you want to file a city repair report, but don't know where to start, DoNotPay has you covered in 6 easy steps:

1. Go to the City Repairs product on DoNotPay.

2. Choose one of the following options:

  1. Report a maintenance issue to the city
  2. Send Demand Letters To the city for compensation

3. Choose which problem you would like to report -- in this case, a bad pothole -- and tell us more about the issue.

4. If you want to request compensation, tell us whether you:

  1. Suffered a personal injury
  2. Suffered from property damage, such as a flat tire or damaged fender

Then tell us more about the incident date, where it took place, and any expenses you have already paid. Include the names of witnesses if applicable.

5. Upload supporting documents and other evidence files.

6. Enter the amount you want to be compensated in damages and verify your e-signature.

And you're all done. DoNotPay will report the problematic pothole in Pittsburgh, PA, on your behalf and create an important record of it. Later, if you need to send demand letters to the city of Pittsburgh for their negligence in repairing the pothole, you have all the documentation prepared.

As you see from the steps above, the DoNotPay App is the fastest and most reliable way to report a pothole in Pittsburgh, but you can also try it by yourself. Let's see how that works.

How to Report a Pothole in Pittsburgh by Yourself

You can report potholes in Pittsburgh online or using a paper form.

Report a Pothole Online

In Pittsburgh, PA, potholes are managed by the Department of Public Works (DPW). You can report a pothole directly to the city online using this form.

You'll need to:

  • Create an account including personal information (that you might not want to share)
  • Describe the pothole problem and its location
  • Wait for a resolution, which could take many months

Many people complain they cannot fill out the form using a cell phone. In that case, you can fill it out by hand.

Report a Pothole on Paper

Print the form. Fill it out and drop it off at the City-County Building, found at 414 Grant Street in Pittsburgh. Of course, you'll need to drive over there, but you might want to double check the hours first. The city-county building has unusual hours because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Again, you'll be waiting some time for a resolution. Be sure to keep a copy of the form if you need to send demand letters to the city later for damages to your vehicle or your person. Of all the methods one could use to report a pothole, this is our least favorite.

Other Ways to Report a Pittsburgh Pothole

If the above-mentioned ways don't work for you, you may also send your report by mail or by using DoNotPay.

Sending the from via mailBe sure to stamp the envelope, sign, and date the form. Include your contact information, so the city can reach you if they have questions. But most importantly, save a copy for yourself and proof of mailing. This way, if you ever need to send demand letters to the city of Pittsburg, you have a record of your complaints on paper.
Using DoNotPayAs the world’s first AI Consumer Champion, filing pothole reports is a lot easier with DoNotPay. It's like having a personal attorney in your pocket all the time.

Beyond Pothole Reporting: Other Pittsburgh Issues You Can Solve With DoNotPay

DoNotPay can help you report all sorts of municipal problems. And sometimes, you can send demand letters to the city if they aren't handled and you suffer damages.

You can use DoNotPay to report problems such as:

DoNotPay can help you solve practically any problem you're having with any city. It works for private companies and major organizations, too.

What Else Can DoNotPay Do?

DoNotPay can help you with any paperwork such as:

  • Fight traffic tickets, or pay them
  • Stop unwanted junk mail
  • Get out of timeshare contracts
  • Find marriage, birth. and death certificates
  • Pull your personal information from websites
  • And more

Try it today! Finally, you can stand up to the city of Pittsburgh and get your pothole problems solved.

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