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Wednesday's Storms Back Up Storm Drain Near Sinkhole Site In Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) -- It looks like crews working to repair the sinkhole in downtown Baltimore have some more work ahead of them after storms Wednesday backed up the storm drain system.

Engineers are checking the underground storm drain system at Howard and Pratt streets after the severe downpour Wednesday night, the city's Department of Public Works reported.

Another pump was added to the first three pumps to help remove the water quickly so the crews can proceed with the original repairs caused by a storm last week.

Repairs are expected to continue for weeks and city officials are concerned about traffic as a weekend full of events approaches.

With Orioles Home Series, Artscape And A Sinkhole, Downtown Traffic Will Be Rough This Weekend

A heatwave also continues in the region -- with temps expected to be 99 degrees Friday and 102 degrees Saturday.


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