BALTIMORE (WJZ)– The 500 block of Mulberry Street has reopened, the Baltimore Department of Public Works said Tuesday.
A leak in an 8-inch water pipe caused a sinkhole to open up between Greene and Paca streets last July, which caused a city worker to fall into the sinkhole and being inured.READ MORE: Scott Calls For Tougher Laws In Response To Texas School Shooting
The hole was 40 feet long, 50 feet wide and nearly 30 feet deep.READ MORE: Maryland Weather: Cool & Cloudy With Some Sunshine
The department said it used the sinkhole as an opportunity to do more long-term improvements on more than a mile of the City’s principal sewer main.
Some paving work remains and there may be some lane shifts but the road is now open to traffic again.MORE NEWS: Maryland Police Step Up Presence Around Local Schools