Monthly Archives: August 2011

Orem, Utah. August 24th, 2011.

A steamroller fell into a sinkhole on an Orem street, bursting a pipe that began spewing sewage on Wednesday. Orem city construction crews were working at 1200 North near 1150 West and smoothing the asphalt. About 10 a.m., a 12-foot-deep … Continue reading

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Santa Clarita, California. August 23rd, 2011.

Road workers labored to repair damage to Soledad Canyon Road in Canyon Country on Monday after a water main broke at about 4:30 p.m., closing all westbound lanes. A sinkhole 4-feet deep and 15-feet long was formed in the westbound … Continue reading

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Bethlehem Township, Pennsylvania. August 23rd, 2011.

A 16-year-old chocolate Labrador retriever who usually just lies around met with an untimely accident yesterday when he fell into a sink hole outside of his 4590 William Penn Highway home. The dog’s owner, Caroline Kenny who had just let … Continue reading

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Baltimore, Maryland. August 22nd, 2011.

West Baltimore Street remained closed between Hood Street and Summit Avenue on Monday afternoon while workers from the City of Hagerstown’s Water Department worked to repair a 12-inch water main and fill in a sinkhole in the street. The water … Continue reading

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Chicago, Illinois. August 22nd, 2011.

The sinkhole on the city’s northwest side was 14 feet by 14 feet in size and 12 feet deep. It was so big that a car fell into it and flipped upside down Saturday morning. The driver was rescued and … Continue reading

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Ilion, New York. August 18th, 2011.

A despairing Harrison Avenue resident does not know where to turn for help after a large and gaping cavity swallowed up a portion of his driveway this week. Sam Chandler, who has lived for about 10 years at the 1 … Continue reading

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Detroit, Michigan. August 18th, 2011.

Police said a woman, her daughter and granddaughter escaped her SUV this afternoon before it fell into a sinkhole in a street on Detroit’s north end. Sgt. Eren Stephens said the 62-year-old woman tried to drive slowly through a patch … Continue reading

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