Sinkhole Develops in Fort Lauderdale

Traffic clogged after sewer line break

Tuesday, Jul 12, 2011  |  Updated 1:02 PM EDT
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Sinkhole Develops in Fort Lauderdale

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A sewer line break has created a sinkhole the size of car in Fort Lauderdale near Broward General Hospital on Tuesday. 

Fort Lauderdale fire rescue were on-scene and traffic was being re-routed. The break is around the 300 block of SW 17th Street. A broken 12-inch cast iron sewer line is causing the sinkhole.
 
Drivers are advised to avoid the area.

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