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Crews Work Quickly to Fix Sinkholes

(Updated)- Two sinkhole repairs have been made on LaBarr Meadows Road just outside of Grass Valley, and those repairs took less than a week. Nevada County Public Works Director Trisha Tillotson says the sinkholes opened up last weekend between McKnight Way and Dog Bar Road. The first one was filled late Monday night…

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The same process was done on the other hole Tuesday. Paving work was done yesterday and the overnight closure planned for tonight has been canceled. It’s known that there are old abandoned mine shafts in the area, but Tillotson says what caused the sinkholes to open now is still a mystery…

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The first sinkhole repaired is between Hansen Brothers and Kilroy’s, and Tillotson says Hansen Brothers let crews use their equipment–allowing the work to get done quickly.


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