Sinkhole opens up in Huntington

Sinkhole opening up along 7th Street in Huntington.
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HUNTINGTON, W. Va. (WSAZ) -- A sinkhole opened up on 7th Street near the intersection with 5th Avenue.

Huntington Police blocked off an area around the hole around 6 a.m. Wednesday.

The sinkhole has been measured to be deeper than 3 feet.

Public Works crews have been called to perform repairs.

Traffic is down to one lane on 7th Street.

The hole has been patched as a temporary fix, but will have to repair the sinkhole once the weather improves.

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