Massive sinkhole opens up on Driggs Avenue in Williamsburg

Officials say a rupture in a sewer line

Officials say a rupture in a sewer line caused the asphalt and cement to sink. (June 19, 2014 12:14 PM)

Crews are working as fast as they can to repair a massive sinkhole that opened up at an intersection in Williamsburg.

Officials say a rupture in a sewer line caused the asphalt and cement to sink into the ground on Driggs Avenue at around 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Workers are conducting emergency sewer line repairs at the hole, which is about 6-feet deep and 6-feet wide. A new pipe was lowered...

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