WATCH: Toronto road crews filling potholes at double the pace of last year

Mild winter weather means that City of Toronto road crews are getting more done and officials say they're filling potholes at double the pace of last year.

Toronto's Transportation Services Department is optimistic that could lead to budget savings of as much as $1 million.

General Manager Hector Moreno says $5 million is set aside each year for pothole repairs.

He believes this year's expenses could come in around $4 million, as long as there are no emergencies are sudden and drastic changes in the weather.

Up to 70 city employees are split into as many as 30 crews that works all day sealing up cracks, tears, and holes in the pavement.

They typically fill about 245,000 potholes each year.

Moreno says the best way to fight potholes is to report them to the city's 311 information line.

Reporter James Moore says while Toronto's streets might be a bit smoother this spring, auto mechanics warn that letting your guard down could be costly.