Category Archives: Structure v Sinkhole

Huntington Park, California April 12th 2016

  A large crater has opened up on the grounds of an LAUSD school whose site was once at the epicenter of an environmental justice battle. The crater measures about 75 feet by 45 feet according to CBS Los Angeles. Regardless, … Continue reading

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Norhausen, Germany. February 22nd, 2016.

A massive 50 meter deep sinkhole has swallowed up parts of two uninhabited buildings in a German town. Luckily no one was injured in the incident. The hole continued to grow over the weekend. According to local authorities, the earth … Continue reading

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Basildon, United Kingdom. December 5th, 2014.

A sinkhole has appeared in the front garden of a house in Berkshire. The 10m (32ft) wide and 5m (16ft) deep crater formed outside the family home of Sarah Jenkins, in Upper Basildon, near Reading. Ms Jenkins said: “It’s massive … Continue reading

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. November 23rd, 2014.

A large sinkhole on a Northampton County street has been filled in but the road remains closed. A home, whose yard and driveway have been mostly swallowed by another sinkhole, remains standing. The first sinkhole opened Thursday night  in the … Continue reading

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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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Swansea Heads, North Wales

Sinkholes resulting from the presence of old, abandoned mine workings threaten the integrity of luxury homes in the NSW seaside town of Swansea Heads. A sinkhole which is believed to measure as much as 20 metres in width and 10 … Continue reading

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom. February 17th, 2014.

The wet weather in England has taken it’s toll.. More than a dozen homes have been evacuated after a 35ft-wide sinkhole opened up in a street. Police say they have evacuated 17 properties at the site in Oatridge Gardens in … Continue reading

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