Monthly Archives: August 2011

Dockweiler Beach, California. August 10th, 2011.

The Los Angeles City Bureau of Street Services is looking into a report of a sinkhole that’s been left unattended since the rains of last December. The hole is west of the airport on Vista del Mar, about a half-mile … Continue reading

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Portland, Oregon. August 8th, 2011.

A sinkhole appeared this morning in Southeast Portland, near the intersection of Southeast 37th Avenue and Clay Street. Chris Nowak, 24, of Portland, and his fiancee, Jessie Hargrove, 22, of Redmond, noticed the small hole as they parked near the … Continue reading

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Kalamazoo, Michigan. August 7th, 2011.

An intoxicated driver smashed into a fire hydrant causing a big sinkhole. The accident happened on Gull Road near Sprinkle Road around 2:00 a.m. Sunday. A Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Sergeant was on the road when he noticed a vehicle go … Continue reading

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Limestone County, Alabama. August 4th, 2011.

Limestone County Sheriff Department¬†responded to the scene of a sinkhole at Ingram Road off Highway 31.   Crews said a SUV was trapped after the road was engulfed by the sink hole.¬†A towing company was able to pull the car … Continue reading

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East Vancouver, Canada. August 4th, 2011.

Aaron Hendrickson, a Clark County maintenance specialist, watches over a sinkhole while waiting for gravel to be delivered Thursday on Northeast 165th Avenue near 80th Street. The sinkhole, which was caused by a collapsed drainage pipe under the street, left … Continue reading

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Montreal, Canada. August 3rd, 2011.

Crews fix a broken sewer that created a massive sinkhole at the corner of Ontario and Plessis Streets. in east-central Montreal on Wednesday. The sewer was laid in 1889.  

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Cincinnati, Ohio. August 1st, 2011.

A sinkhole on 70th Street almost swallowed a minivan on Monday.

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