- Associated Press - Thursday, August 10, 2017

METAIRIE, La. (AP) - Authorities have barricaded a sinkhole that was discovered on a Louisiana street.

Nola.com/The Times-Picayune reports the Jefferson Parish Streets Department was notified about the 12-foot by 12-foot hole Wednesday around 9 a.m. There were no injuries and no additional damage reported.

Jefferson Parish President Mike Yenni says the sinkhole was caused by a collapsed drain line that will be replaced next week.


Information from: The Times-Picayune, https://www.nola.com

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