Sinkhole opens up in Jefferson County after heavy rainfall


(photo: TDOT)

JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. (WATE) – One southbound lane of Highway 11-E is closed in Jefferson County after a sinkhole opened up Tuesday afternoon.

The sinkhole was reported near Farris Motor Company and Harrington Road.

The Tennessee Department of Transportation is urging people to use caution in the area.

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