Massive sinkhole closes coastal highway in southwest Oregon

Massive sinkhole closes coastal highway in southwest Oregon

A massive sinkhole, the largest in the last 20 years, formed in a parking lot between the Fireside Diner and a Chevron gas station along US 101 in Harbor, Oregon, and caused a part coastal highway in the area to close down during the last week. The hole, caused by torrential rains, initially formed on December 13, 2015, and increased greatly in size since. No injuries or vehicle incidents were reported.

The void was initially 2.1 m (7 feet) deep and the size of a volleyball, according to Jared Castle, the Oregon Department of Transport (DOT) spokesman for southwest Oregon…….

Massive sinkhole closes coastal highway in southwest Oregon

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