FAYETTEVILLE, NC (WNCN) — A ruptured water main caused a “substantial” sinkhole that closed a road in Fayetteville Friday night, officials said.
The incident was reported around 6 p.m. as a burst water main near the intersection of Raeford Road and Sandalwood Drive, according to a Fayetteville Police Department press release.
“The preliminary investigation has determined that the main water breach is on Sandalwood Drive and has caused a significant sinkhole on Sandalwood Drive,” the press release said.
Sandalwood Drive, which is south of Raeford Road and west of Hope Mills Road, will be closed until at least midnight on Friday, officials said.
PWC crews are on site making repairs to the water line, the press release said.
https://www.cbs17.com/news/local-news/cumberland-county-news/significant-sinkhole-from-water-main-break-closes-fayetteville-street/ “Significant” sinkhole from water main closes Fayetteville Street