Monthly Archives: January 2013

Guangzou, China. January 29th, 2013.

A large piece of land collapsed near a subway construction site on Guangzhou’s Kangwang Road, dragging surrounding buildings underground. The collapsed site is 300 sq metres wide and nine metres deep, and still expanding. Five shops fell into the hole, and one building … Continue reading

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Grand Rapids, Michigan. January 23rd, 2013.

A water main break at Adams and Gladstone Dr. SE in Grand Rapids, Mich. Wednesday, January 23, 2013 created a giant sink hole and caused flooding for residents.  

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South Charlotte, North Carolina. January, 21st.

A water main break on Tyvola Centre Drive Monday morning caused a giant sinkhole that swallowed a car, sidewalk and even a tree. It was the last thing Brian Yurkovic thought would happen when he went to take out the trash. … Continue reading

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Holladay, Utah. January 19th, 2013.

A car in the wrong place got caught in a sinkhole Saturday morning. People called 911 when they saw the 20-by-20 hole open up in a parking lot at 4525 S. Wasatch Blvd. The tire of a nearby car was … Continue reading

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Lawrenceville, Georgia. Jan 17th, 2013.

Amid continuous showers, crews are working to repair a sinkhole that opened up underneath a Lawrenceville road. Lyle Circle was closed Thursday in light of the incident. Channel 2’s Richard Elliot was there around noon as repair crews dumped gravel into the … Continue reading

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Smithtown, New York. January 20th, 2013.

  A giant sinkhole that swallowed up an SUV  has closed a portion of roadway in Smithtown early Tuesday morning. According to police, a 911 call was received indicating that an SUV had driven into the sinkhole. Police said the … Continue reading

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Smithtown, New York. January 15th, 2013.

A water main break on a Smithtown road early Tuesday created a gaping hole that swallowed a sport utility vehicle, Suffolk County officials said. No one was injured in the incident on Mount Pleasant Road. The driver called 911 but … Continue reading

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