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East County Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018 8 months ago

Sinkhole leads to Manatee County road closure

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A section of State Road 70 in Myakka has been temporarily closed.
by: Pam Eubanks Senior Editor

The Florida Highway Patrol and Florida Department of Transportation this morning closed State Road 70, just east of Betts Road, because of a small sinkhole in the roadway.

The hole is about two feet in diameter in the eastbound lane, an FHP report states.

FDOT is sending out a crew to assess the hole today. Traffic has been diverted around the area by using Singletary Road to Betts Road.

 

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