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Raleigh, North Carolina. September 30th, 2014

Crews will close the southbound lanes of Hammond Road at Rush Street Thursday morning in south Raleigh to begin making permanent fixes to a drainage problem that created a large sinkhole in September. North Carolina Department of Transportation officials awarded … Continue reading

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Lenoir, North Carolina. October 2nd, 2013

Sinkholes across downtown Lenoir could cost the city nearly $6 million to repair. This summer’s heavy rain damaged one of the city’s oldest drainage lines close to where two one-way streets merge and create a funnel of traffic through downtown. … Continue reading

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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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Durham, North Carolina. 6th September, 2012

A North Carolina law student was nearly swallowed by a sinkhole this week when the vehicle he was driving suddenly dropped eight feet into the ground. Rajiv Thairani, 27, was turning around in an empty lot next to a Bojangles … Continue reading

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Piper Glen, North Carolina. Oct 28th, 2011.

Well this is a fine how do you do. The Saint Andrews community of Piper Glen lost water for a period overnight when a valve failed in a water main at Piper Glen Drive and Links Drive. Worse than that, … Continue reading

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Jacksonville, North Carolina. September 14, 2011.

As a massive sinkhole grows in size, so does the frustration of two homeowners in the Raintree subdivision outside of Jacksonville. Cherie Pickett, of Raintree Road, said the sinkhole appeared with the heavy rains on the day of Hurricane Irene … Continue reading

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Myers Park, North Carolina. June 10th, 2011.

The sinkhole in Myers Park is still causing traffic problems as crews have not been able to fix the problem. Although conditions on Runnymede Lane near Selwyn Avenue have improved, traffic is still down to one lane for each direction of … Continue reading

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Hickory, North Carolina. May 19th, 2011.

A sinkhole opened on U.S. 70, SE, at about 2:45 p.m. Thursday across the street from the Valley Hills Mall. The hole was about 12-feet across and about 18-feet deep. It destroyed a portion of the outside lane on the … Continue reading

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Statesville, North Carolina. February 11th, 2011.

Eroding pack dirt around a culvert is causing a road in northeast Statesville to become increasingly dangerous to cross. Two barricades are all the warning drivers have as they reach the downhill portion of the 100 block of Commerce Boulevard, in … Continue reading

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