Durham County Council says it's repairing more than 2,000 potholes a week caused by the recent bad weather.
Extra teams are out fixing problems along its 2,000 miles of road.
Helen Ford has been looking how the council is dealing with the pothole problem, and asking whether the spending squeeze is affecting the budget for repairs. Watch her report here:
Durham County Council is urging people to report potholes on its Highway Action Line: 0191 370 6000 or through its website www.durham.gov.uk