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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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Buffalo, New York. June 2nd, 2011.

LOCKPORT—The cause of the sinkhole blocking traffic on South Transit Street was the cave-in of a century-old clay sewer main, City Director of Engineering and Public Works Norman D. Allen said Wednesday. The soil above the 30-inch main, which is … Continue reading

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Syracuse, New York. June 2nd, 2011.

If a giant sinkhole has to open on your festival site, the one that opened this morning where the Taste of Syracuse is setting up is in a pretty good spot, the show’s director said. The pit at South Franklin … Continue reading

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Saskatoon, Canada. May 30th, 2011.

Motorists in west Saskatoon are steering clear of a sinkhole big enough to swallow a small car. The hole was caused by a water main break, at the intersection of Massey Drive and Confederation Drive. It measures about 2.5 metres … Continue reading

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Miami, Florida. May 3rd, 2011.

A water main break has flooded an entire Southwest Miami-Dade neighborhood and opened up a sinkhole that nearly swallowed a school bus Tuesday afternoon. The 48-inch underground pipe ruptured in the area of Southwest 124th Avenue and Miller Drive and spread across … Continue reading

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Kansas City, Missouri. April 27th, 2011.

Crews have repaired a broken water main in the Westport area, though it might take a little longer for the street to be fully fixed. The water main break at West 43rd Street and Roanoke Road was discovered Tuesday night … Continue reading

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Kampung Baru, Malaysia. April 20th, 2011.

ABOUT 30 families have been evacuated to a community hall after a two-metre deep sinkhole appeared in front of their houses. The sinkhole was believed to be caused by the bursting of old underground pipes. Federal Territories and Urban Wellbeing … Continue reading

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Edmonton, Canada. April 19th, 2011.

A sinkhole swallowed up a portion of a downtown road near 96th Street and Jasper Avenue, after a watermain break Monday afternoon. Two nearby apartment complexes were without water as Epcor crews worked to repair the broken main Monday evening, … Continue reading

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Woodland, California. April 18th, 2011.

Public Works crews are fixing a 15-foot-wide sinkhole next to Pioneer Park in eastern Woodland. The hole, located at the corner of Branigan Avenue and Fredericks Street, was first reported late Saturday when it was small enough to cover with … Continue reading

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Saskatoon, Canada. April 13th, 2011.

City crews have begun work to repairs to a section of 22nd Street in downtown Saskatoon. The westbound lanes of 22nd Street between 3rd and 4th Avenues remain closed to traffic today because of a large sinkhole in the middle … Continue reading

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