Sinkhole opens up in Youngstown

A truck got stuck in the sinkhole on Steel Street at Butler Avenue

The hole opened up Wednesday afternoon on Steel Street at Butler Avenue.


YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Crews are working to repair a sinkhole in Youngstown.

The hole opened up Wednesday afternoon on Steel Street at Butler Avenue. It is about three-foot wide and 10 feet deep.

An Ohio Wine truck was driving in the area when the road gave way. The street was closed while crews worked to find a steel plate to put over the hole, which is near a manhole cover.

Crews believe a pipe in the area may have eroded, causing that portion of the road to cave in.

It is expected to be repaired Monday.

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