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Sinkholes

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  • Bethlehem Township homes evacuated after PPL truck falls into sinkhole over gas line; water main break is blamed

    Bethlehem Township homes evacuated after PPL truck falls into sinkhole over gas line; water main break is blamed
    A water main break Thursday night in Bethlehem Township opened up a cavernous sinkhole that swallowed two work trucks Friday morning and forced the evacuation of several nearby homes when officials feared a gas line might rupture and explode. While no...
  • West Hartford Water Main Break Caused Sinkhole

    West Hartford Water Main Break Caused Sinkhole
    WEST HARTFORD — A water main pipe broke near the intersection of Farmington Avenue and LaSalle Road Tuesday afternoon causing a small sinkhole, town officials said. Water was turned off to businesses in the area and the southbound side of LaSalle...
  • Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu reopens after water main break

    Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu reopens after water main break
    Traffic lanes in both directions on Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu reopened late Thursday after crews worked to repair a water main break, authorities said. The break occurred near Pacific Coast Highway and Trancas Canyon Road about 7 p.m. and...
  • Pembroke Pines sinkhole swallows tractor-trailer cab

    Pembroke Pines sinkhole swallows tractor-trailer cab
    The cab of a tractor trailer became partially submerged when a sinkhole opened up in Pembroke Pines, police said. It happened about 2:30 a.m. Thursday in the 14200 block of Pines Boulevard, officials said. The red cab of the Southeastern rig was pulling...
  • Report: Possible sinkhole forces lane closures

    Report: Possible sinkhole forces lane closures
    A possible sinkhole has led to the closure of two lanes on a main Orange County Road, News 13 is reporting. The small sinkhole is on Silver Star Road near Pine Hills Road. Two eastbound lanes were closed by FDOT as a result after the sinkhole was...
  • Sinkhole swallows car in Pittsburgh area

    Sinkhole swallows car in Pittsburgh area
    A woman was hospitalized on Tuesday after her car fell into a sinkhole that opened up in a Pittsburgh-area parking lot, officials said. News footage showed the sinkhole in Ross Township, Pennsylvania, was about three times the width of a car and filled...
  • Museum recovers three of eight Corvettes swallowed by sinkhole

    Museum recovers three of eight Corvettes swallowed by sinkhole
    Like a life-size version of the game "Operation," engineers and construction workers have plucked out three of the eight rare Chevrolet Corvettes that were swallowed by a sinkhole below the National Corvette Museum in February. The three cars were...
  • Two Corvettes recovered from sinkhole

    Two Corvettes recovered from sinkhole
    Two classic Corvettes were safely recovered from a giant sinkhole Monday at the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky, WBKO reports.  A 2009 ZR1 Blue Devil was the first of the eight cars removed from the giant sinkhole that swallowed the vehicles Feb....
  • Sinkhole opens at Austin Peay football stadium

    Sinkhole opens at Austin Peay football stadium
    A large sinkhole was discovered at Austin Peay State University's football stadium, complicating a construction project at the facility,TheLeafChronicle.com reports.   The hole formed where the football field meets the track that surrounds the field....
  • Two Fountain Hill homes evacuated after sinkhole discovered

    Two Fountain Hill homes have been evacuated after Monday's intense rain caused a sinkhole to open at Clewell and Long streets, a fire official said Tuesday. No one was injured, but the twin home residents have been evacuated, Fountain Hill fire...
  • Baltimore sinkhole swallows cars as bystanders scream [Video]

    While much of the Northeast continued to dry out from devastating rains Friday, one Baltimore city block swallowed by a sinkhole will take longer to heal.  Dramatic video captured the city block in Charles Village collapsing after fierce thunderstorms...