Monthly Archives: April 2011

Kansas City, Missouri. April 27th, 2011.

Crews have repaired a broken water main in the Westport area, though it might take a little longer for the street to be fully fixed. The water main break at West 43rd Street and Roanoke Road was discovered Tuesday night … Continue reading

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Memphis, Tennessee. April 27th, 2011.

At 5:00 am Wednesday, 45-year old Marsha Newsom of Holly Springs made her daily commute to work. She traveled from Byhalia on Highway 309 but came to a screeching halt. As her daughter, Moneesa Harris, told us by phone- that’s … Continue reading

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Beijing, China. April 26th, 2011.

Workers block off the site of a sinkhole which occured overnight on Shiliuzhuang road, in Beijing. A section of the road collapsed beneath a truck, slightly injuring the driver and a passenger, who both jumped out the vehicle before it … Continue reading

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Rock Creek Park, Washington DC. April 26th, 2011.

When Broad Branch Road closed on account of a second giant sinkhole that appeared over a culvert on April 14th, it wasn’t just another inconvenience. It was the potential for another decades-long battle to regain passage across Rock Creek Park. … Continue reading

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Syracuse, New York. April 26th, 2011.

Syracuse officials fear that the 20-feet deep sinkhole being repaired on Richmond Avenue today is just the first of several holes created by rushing water during that fierce storm that dumped 1.8 inches of water on April 26. “We anticipate … Continue reading

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Anderson Township, Ohio. April 26th, 2011.

The daily doses of rain are making a big problem in one Anderson Township parking lot even bigger. A sinkhole has opened up in the back of Plants by Wolfangel in the 8100 block of Beechmont Avenue. News 5’s Andrew … Continue reading

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Brazil, Indiana. April 22nd, 2011.

BRAZIL, Ind. (WTHI) – A large sinkhole in Brazil, Indiana has one street closed and residents waiting for action. The hole measures around 20-feet across and 4-feet deep. You can actually see the water from the sewer system rushing underneath … Continue reading

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Kampung Baru, Malaysia. April 20th, 2011.

ABOUT 30 families have been evacuated to a community hall after a two-metre deep sinkhole appeared in front of their houses. The sinkhole was believed to be caused by the bursting of old underground pipes. Federal Territories and Urban Wellbeing … Continue reading

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Strasburg, Virginia. April 19th, 2011.

Excavating crews continued working Monday to repair a large sinkhole on Oranda Road, part of the damage left by Saturday’s flooding in the Northern Shenandoah Valley. The obstruction was found late Saturday night less than a mile west of U.S. … Continue reading

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Edmonton, Canada. April 19th, 2011.

A sinkhole swallowed up a portion of a downtown road near 96th Street and Jasper Avenue, after a watermain break Monday afternoon. Two nearby apartment complexes were without water as Epcor crews worked to repair the broken main Monday evening, … Continue reading

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