Monthly Archives: July 2011

Rolling Greens, Indiana. July 29th, 2011.

Northbound Green River Road is closed at the Covert Avenue intersection because of a three foot sinkhole. It formed around 6:30 p.m. Friday night. Crews on the scene say three cars were damaged before it was closed down. Barricades have been set up … Continue reading

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Kensington, Philadelphia. July 29th, 2011.

Officials are on the scene of a sink hole in Kensington where there is a water line leak and a strong odor of gas. Firefighters were called out to the 2000 block of Sepviva Street around 10:00 Friday morning for … Continue reading

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Burnsville, Minnesota. July 28th, 2011

An apparent water main break has triggered a massive sinkhole across the southbound lanes of County 11 between McAndrews and Palomino Drive. The sinkhole is more than 30 feet deep and at least 30 feet across. Crews worked through the night on the problem and hope … Continue reading

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Carman, Manitoba, Canada. July 26th, 2011.

This was more than just a regular pothole. Town of Carman work crews were called out to 2nd Ave SE near the corner of First Street SE after receiving a call about a large sinkhole approximately six feet by five … Continue reading

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Council Bluffs, Iowa. July 21st, 2011.

The high water table continues to cause problems in Council Bluffs, including the potential for sinkholes. One sinkhole between 6th and 7th avenues started as just a dip in the road, but now it’s 20 feet wide and at least … Continue reading

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Guatemala City, Guatemala. July 19th, 2011.

The third impressive sinkhole in Guatemala City…. Here’s something you never want to hear: “That loud booming sound is coming from inside the house!” That’s what one Inocenta Hernandez from Guatemala City learned after a noise caused her to run outside, … Continue reading

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Tabiona, Utah. July 14th, 2011

A 15-year-old girl died after heavy rains caused a huge sinkhole to open on a Utah highway, swallowing one vehicle and causing her father’s SUV to careen off the road. Authorities said the crash that killed Justine Barneck and injured … Continue reading

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