East Kline Road in Girard remains closed

GIRARD, Ohio (WKBN) —  A section of East Kline Road in Girard remained closed Sunday after it was damaged from Saturday’s heavy rains.

The portion of the the road is located between North State Street and North Avenue.

Girard Police Captain Richard Bzinak indicated that a storm sewer filled with so much water it burst, even washing away the pipe, creating a sinkhole.

Safety Services Director Jerry Lambert said he expects repair crews will begin assessing the damage on Monday.

There’s no estimate on when the road will be repaired.

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