Report a Pothole

Potholes are a major problem in Michigan. Our older, deteriorated roads can no longer withstand the constant freeze-thaw climate. As a result, every year, our workers hand shovel more than 8 million pounds of patching material into potholes. Including labor, material, and vehicle usage, the annual pothole repair price tag is approximately $5 million. 

Roads maintained by Oakland County Road Commission:  Orchard Lake Road, Pontiac Dr from Avondale to Orchard Lake, and Telegraph Road. 

To report a pothole to the Road Commission:
Large potholes, if they are sharp-edged and could damage vehicles, should be reported for emergency response to the Department of Customer Services, 877-858-4804. Or, if you'd like - for Non-Emergency Situations Only - Contact Us and let us know where the problems are.

To report a pothole on a City road (NOT Orchard Lake Rd or Telegraph): Call 248-682-1440 or email cityhall@sylvanlake.org