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Smallman Street Closes After 'Large' Sinkhole Opens Up In The Strip District

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

STRIP DISTRICT (KDKA) -- Allegheny County officials say a large sinkhole opened up in the Strip District on Monday.

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(Photo Credit: Jim Cahalan/KDKA Photojournalist)
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(Photo Credit: Jim Cahalan/KDKA Photojournalist)

Smallman Street is closed until further notice after crews responded to a water line break. The Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority said the area has been plated.

When KDKA crews arrived, a forklift appeared to be stuck in the sinkhole. The sinkhole is located approximately at the intersection of 33rd Street and Smallman Street.

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