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Large Sinkhole Forming by Massachusetts Avenue SE

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A large sinkhole is forming alongside Massachusetts Avenue SE between 34th and N streets, on the southwestern end of Fort Dupont Park, according to the District Department of Transportation. The Metropolitan Police Department closed the road in both directions around 3 p.m.

DDOT spokesman Reggie Sanders says it's possible that the sinkhole extends to the roadway.

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Photos courtesy of DDOT

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  • drez

    Looks like the roadway has been undermined and the foundation is now effectively a bridge. Probably best to close the road...

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