The D.C. Water utility says a sinkhole that has closed a major intersection in downtown Washington will require complex repairs.
A downtown street crippled by a sinkhole is back open Wednesday.
Due to heavy downpours over the recent months and additional sinkholes at the site, the sinkhole repair near 2330 Monument Street will not be completed until Dec. 19.
Repairs to close two sinkholes on East Monument Street have now opened another sinkhole a half a block away.
Heavy rains force a major sinkhole to reopen in East Baltimore. Now it’s causing even more problems than before.
Baltimore Gas & Electric says about 885 of its customers are without power following heavy rains over the weekend.
Parts of Maryland are still getting drenched. Thunderstorms dumped up to five to six inches of rain, making it one of the wettest days of 2012.
A dangerous problem is getting worse. A sinkhole is expanding in a busy section of east Baltimore. It’s causing all kinds of frustrations.
The Baltimore Department of Public Works (DPW) announced on Friday that there was a water main break inside the sinkhole that has closed Monument Street between Bradford and Montford streets.
What is happening to Baltimore streets? First, a major water main break near the Inner Harbor. Now, a sinkhole near Johns Hopkins Hospital shuts down more roads.
East Monument Street between Patterson Park and Milton avenues is closed due to a sinkhole. The sinkhole has also caused a gas leak.
A sinkhole caused by a water main break has closed westbound lanes of Route 450 in Bladensburg, and the commute route will remain closed through the morning.