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Sinkhole Stabilized With More Rain Ahead

With more rain on the way later in the week, crews are doing more stabilization work on a sinkhole that occurred off Freeman Lane in Grass Valley earlier this month. Public Works Director Tim Kiser says there could be as much as 5 more inches of rain. So the focus is on trench shoring…

click to listen to Tim Kiser

The sinkhole was caused by a failed culvert in the bottom of the sinkhole that empties into Wolf Creek. It’s about 7 stories deep and 80 feet in diameter and Kiser says they’ve already taken other steps to miminize any further growth. He says they won’t be able to fill it up until this summer, or well after the rainy season ends…

click to listen to Tim Kiser

Kiser says it’s hoped there will be a better assessment of the condition of the culvert before the rains resume, or on Wednesday.

1 Comment

January 31, 2017

George R. Langford Sr.

I drove over the 'Sink Hole' that is entering the Hwy...
It took my Breath away...
What is being Done about that part of the 'Sink Hole' ???

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