Sinkhole temporarily closes Columbus road


COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI)- A sinkhole in a Columbus road prompts the city to shut it down.

Gardner Boulevard next to the Wendy’s in Columbus is closed.

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Crews are on scene making plans to make the repairs.

This image was posted to the Columbus Police Department’s Facebook page.

Police say it appears a sewer line has washed away part of the support of the roadway.

The hole is about 3.5 feet wide and 8 feet deep.

Columbus Light and Water is on scene and they hope to have a portion of the roadway opened later Saturday evening.