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Sinkhole Opens In Grass Valley

This storm has brought flooded roadways, slides, downed trees, and power outages, and now you can add a sinkhole to the list. Grass Valley Public Works Direcotr Tim Kiser says the ground opened up next to the parking lot of Liberty Motors, just off of Freeman Lane…

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No one was hurt, and there was no damage to any of the cars on the lot. However, as of this (Wednesday) aftenoon, the edge of the parking lot was in danger of sliding down the hillside…

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Crews are installing protective fencing around the area. Kiser says this is not something his department is used to dealing with…

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There is a culvert at the bottom of the sinkhole that empties into Little Wolf Creek. That culvert likely failed during the storm, causing the sinkhole.

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