For weeks, a massive crater on busy Queens Boulevard rattled residents damaged cars – but New York City officials could not decide whether to define it as a pothole as a sinkhole.
Crews have been working throughout the morning, trying to stabilize the ground off Gordon Street, 24 hours after the dead end road started caving into the ravine below, forcing residents from their homes.
Crews pulled a car out of a huge sinkhole in South Amboy, New Jersey Tuesday afternoon – and some neighbors still were not being allowed back in their homes.
Bronx residents call a sinkhole downright dangerous, but say their complaints have fallen on deaf ears.
A young child and her mother were rescued from a sinkhole in Liberty State Park Saturday, officials said.
Suffolk County and the towns of Islip and Brookhaven have declared states of emergency after what County Executive Steve Bellone called an “unprecedented” deluge.
Motorists were still moving slowly as crews directed traffic through flooded out roadways in Bay Shore Wednesday afternoon.
A water main break caused a massive sinkhole to open up on a street in Fort Lee, New Jersey Monday afternoon.
The sinkhole posed a serious danger to drivers and repeated complaints were made, but neighbors said nothing was being done about it.
Traffic was snagged in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Wednesday afternoon, after a sinkhole estimated at 6 feet deep opened up in the middle of Driggs Avenue.
The break occurred shortly before 11 a.m. Thursday, sending water pouring into businesses on the street.
The break took place shortly before 11 a.m. Thursday.
Footage from the scene shows the car fell in up to its rear wheels.
A New Jersey man Monday night recalled the terrifying experience of watching a building partially collapse into a sinkhole in a resort near Orlando, Fla.
The storm surge that decimated much of the Jersey Shore created about 60 holes in Ortley Beach. The holes were formed when water got under the sand beneath the homes.