KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – A sinkhole 30-feet deep and almost as broad swallowed half a roadway in Knox County, Tennessee, and a county official says repairing it might price greater than $100,000.
The Knoxville Information Sentinel studies crews on Wednesday had been trying to plug the sinkhole with concrete, however then extra rain hit the world. The county director of public works and engineering, Jim Snowden, says the street could also be reopened by subsequent week.
The sinkhole opened Tuesday as floodwaters receded; The Knoxville space had greater than 10 consecutive days of rain, with greater than 5 inches on Saturday alone.
Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs posted a video of the sinkhole on-line, declaring it a “monster” that has officers apprehensive about related harm taking place elsewhere.
Data from: Knoxville Information Sentinel, http://www.knoxnews.com