An excavator frames a five foot deep by 20-foot wide sinkhole on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016. The sinkhole opened up the day before across the eastbound lane of Lystra Road between Farrington Road and Jack Bennett Road in northern Chatham county forcing NC DOT to close the popular connector road between Farrington Road and Highway 15-501. A Chatham DOT road crew was also dispatched Tuesday morning to a reported second sinkhole opening across Jones Ferry Road near River Road a few miles to the west of the Lystra Road sinkhole.
An excavator frames a five foot deep by 20-foot wide sinkhole on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016. The sinkhole opened up the day before across the eastbound lane of Lystra Road between Farrington Road and Jack Bennett Road in northern Chatham county forcing NC DOT to close the popular connector road between Farrington Road and Highway 15-501. A Chatham DOT road crew was also dispatched Tuesday morning to a reported second sinkhole opening across Jones Ferry Road near River Road a few miles to the west of the Lystra Road sinkhole. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com
An excavator frames a five foot deep by 20-foot wide sinkhole on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016. The sinkhole opened up the day before across the eastbound lane of Lystra Road between Farrington Road and Jack Bennett Road in northern Chatham county forcing NC DOT to close the popular connector road between Farrington Road and Highway 15-501. A Chatham DOT road crew was also dispatched Tuesday morning to a reported second sinkhole opening across Jones Ferry Road near River Road a few miles to the west of the Lystra Road sinkhole. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com

Second road sinks in Chatham

January 19, 2016 10:17 AM

UPDATED January 19, 2016 06:26 PM

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