Tag Archives: Pennsylvania

Cecil Township, Pennsylvania. June 7th, 2011.

A sinkhole forced officials to close a bridge in Cecil Township on Tuesday. The Oak Street Bridge in Muse is expected to stay closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic until the problem is fixed. “Our plan is to remove structure … Continue reading

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Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. June 2nd, 2011.

Residents of Pittsburgh’s North Side said they’re concerned about three large sinkholes that formed near Morrow Elementary School. “We are afraid of the kids getting hurt. The school buses come down here. This is a school zone. And the kids … Continue reading

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Allentown, Pennsylvania. May 30th, 2011.

A sinkhole popped up in Lehigh County on Monday, causing what officials are calling “significant property damage”. The sinkhole formed in the 100 block of James Street in Allentown as a result of a water leak. James Street is closed in the … Continue reading

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Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. May 10th, 2011.

Suzette Beemer’s backyard on Cedarhurst Lane in Lower Allen Township currently looks like a construction site. A few weeks ago, heavy rains caused a sinkhole to develop on her property. “Each day it got larger and the more rain that … Continue reading

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Danville, Pennsylvania. May 6th, 2011.

A massive sinkhole that opened up near Danville Little League’s t-ball field is not a threat to other fields, but officials do not yet know what caused it. “We don’t know,” Danville Borough Secretary Tom Graham said. “We’re starting an … Continue reading

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. May 3rd, 2011.

Sources say a crew was doing construction when they stumbled upon a sinkhole at 17th and Chestnut in Harrisburg. Their original work zone was located about a block away. Reports say that the sinkhole isn’t wide, but it’s about 16 feet deep. … Continue reading

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Lower Allen Township, Pennsylvania. April 16th, 2011.

The night of April 16, as clouds dumped nearly five inches of rain in Lower Allen Township, Suzette Beemer watched part of her Cedarhurst Lane backyard disappear.  It was swallowed by a sinkhole, maybe 40 feet long, in some spots … Continue reading

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Hanover, Pennsylvania. February 2nd, 2011.

A snow plow was no match for a sinkhole. Officials in Hanover Township, Northampton County said a township plow got stuck around 3:00 Wednesday afternoon. The hole opened at Brentwood Avenue and Greenfield Road. The driver of the truck wasn’t hurt. Officials … Continue reading

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Bethlehem, PA. December 2010

Residents of this Bethlehem suburban street would rather have got coal in their stockings than these twin sinkholes. Repairs to the sinkholes underway.

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