Tag Archives: North Carolina

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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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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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┬áRunnymede 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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Charlotte Motor Speedway, NC. November 20th 2010

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