Crews work to repair Christmas Eve sinkhole


KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – Crews were working Thursday to repair a sinkhole that had opened up Tuesday.

Drivers were advised to find a new route between Bishop Bridge Road and Sedgewick Drive while crews worked to repair the sinkhole that was estimated to be 15 feet deep.

(Photo: WATE)

Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs tweeted about the sinkhole on Christmas Eve:

Crews worked Thursday to pour gravel and concrete into the sinkhole and make other adjustments.

The roadway was expected to reopen soon.


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