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San Francisco, California. February 28th, 2013.

Crews are out repairing a 30-foot sinkhole and cleaning up debris caused by a major water main break in San Francisco. On Wednesday morning a massive rush of water and mud damaged a dozen vehicles and almost two dozen homes … Continue reading

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Smithtown, New York. January 15th, 2013.

A water main break on a Smithtown road early Tuesday created a gaping hole that swallowed a sport utility vehicle, Suffolk County officials said. No one was injured in the incident on Mount Pleasant Road. The driver called 911 but … Continue reading

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Fort Myers, Florida. October 20th, 2011.

Luckett Road will reopen to traffic at approximately 6 p.m. on October 20th. The road was closed due to repairs for a water main break. A water main break left a sinkhole near the intersection of Luckett Rd. and Golden … Continue reading

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Santa Clarita, California. August 23rd, 2011.

Road workers labored to repair damage to Soledad Canyon Road in Canyon Country on Monday after a water main broke at about 4:30 p.m., closing all westbound lanes. A sinkhole 4-feet deep and 15-feet long was formed in the westbound … Continue reading

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Baltimore, Maryland. August 22nd, 2011.

West Baltimore Street remained closed between Hood Street and Summit Avenue on Monday afternoon while workers from the City of Hagerstown’s Water Department worked to repair a 12-inch water main and fill in a sinkhole in the street. The water … Continue reading

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Casalnuovo, Italy. August 11th, 2011.

A special thanks to our european contributor, Waldërn Von Feld. Garbage truck + sinkhole = deadly sinkhole. A deadly accident took place Tuesday night in Casalnuovo, near Naples. A hole with a depth of ten meters and a width of twenty meters opened in the asphalt of Via … Continue reading

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Calgary, Canada. July 7th, 2011.

An early morning water main break seriously impacted the early morning commute for Calgarians on Thursday and caused a massive sinkhole to open up on McKnight Blvd. The sinkhole appear in the two westbound lanes of McKnight Blvd. and 2 … Continue reading

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Queensland Lakes, New Zealand. July 5th, 2011.

Substantial flooding from a burst water main caused a taxi van to nosedive into a sinkhole and left a large mess in central Queenstown yesterday morning. An underground water main burst about 4am, and contractors had to waterblast footpaths and … Continue reading

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Palm Jumeirah, Dubai. June 14th, 2011.

A taxi fell into a sinkhole on the Palm Jumeirah yesterday morning that authorities say was caused by a ruptured underground water pipe. The hole, about three metres across and one-and-a-half metres deep, appeared between buildings six and seven in … 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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