(MARSHALL, MI) – In less than three months, the Calhoun County Road Commission has already used 640 tons of pothole patch.

From January 1, 2011, through March 15, 2011, the Road Commission has spent about 3,825 hours patching potholes. That means on average, each employee is shoveling just under 335 pounds of pothole patch per hour while they’re patching.

So far this year, more potholes have been reported and filled in Emmett Township than any other. Over 200 potholes have been reported there.

To see a list of potholes reported in 2011 by Township, click here.

Learn how potholes form here, and report potholes here.