A 12-year-old Michigan native is busy filling in the numerous potholes on his street and has so far filled in 15 potholes on his own.
According to reports, Governor Gretchen Whitmer is trying to work out funding for statewide road repairs, but Monte Scott felt that the process was taking too long and set about filling them in on his own.
According to ABC13, Scott used a shovel and dirt from his backyard to even out the road.
“I didn't want people messing up their cars like my mom did,” Monte Scott said. “If somebody were to drive down the street and hit a pothole, and then would have to pay like $600-700 to get their car fixed, they would be mad."
His mother, Trinell Scott, told the local news outlet that she did not know that he was doing this.
“I was at work, and I got a text message from my niece, and she'd seen the video on Facebook,” Trinell Scott said.
“He just took it upon himself to [fix the road],” Scott said. “That’s just the type of kid he is. When he sees there’s a problem or a need, and he thinks he can fix it, he’ll try to fix it.”
“Now people see that we in Muskegon Heights... do produce good kids,” she said. “Everything is not bad out of Muskegon Heights.”
Gov. Whitmer proposed a 45-cent gas tax increase earlier this month to raise billions for road and bridge work annually according to ABC.