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.
Pittsburgh (Strip District): Sinkhole - intersection of 33rd Street/Smallman Street, a large sinkhole has developed. Smallman Street will be closed indefinitely while the situation is being evaluated. No timeframe on when it will be reopened.
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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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