Tag Archives: Detroit

Detroit, Michigan. 20th December, 2011.

While the sinkhole may appear to be the most impressive infrastructure failure, it’s merely the sort of common water main break that occurs in cities all over the world. Somehow the pothole is more frightening. Advertisements

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Detroit, Michigan. October 28th, 2011.

A very angry Detroit couple complain bitterly about a sinkhole in an alley behind their block. Actually it seems the woman is complaining bitterly and the man just wants to go back inside where it’s warm and watch the world … 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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Detroit, Michigan. June 6th, 2011.

A sinkhole in Detroit is creating a dangerous sitaution. It’s several feet deep! Neighbors on Ohio at Eaton, on the city’s west side, used a rake to show us how deep the water is. The entire rake, from top to … Continue reading

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Detroit, Michigan. May 12th, 2011.

Road crews could be seen at the intersection of Downing and S. Edsel in Detroit Thursday afternoon. A very large sinkhole had developed where the two streets meet. The intersection is just east of Fort and south of Schaefer. By … Continue reading

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Detroit. January 21st, 2011

Man injured as 10-foot-wide sinkhole swallows SUV By ELISHA ANDERSON Detroit Free Press Staff Writer A Detroit man was injured Thursday when the front end of his SUV went into a 10-foot-wide sinkhole caused by a water main break on … Continue reading

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West Lafayette, Detroit. Thursday, 20th May 2010

The sinkhole was more than 20 feet wide and about ten feet deep. It sat right in front of the old Lafayette Building where crews with Adamo Demolition have been working to tear it down. We are told the retaining … Continue reading

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