We’re seeing the effects of all that rainfall in several spots around the metro. Strong winds and soggy ground were too much for the trees at a mobile home park in Princeton. More than a dozen huge trees fell, damaging homes and cars.
Many communities in Minnesota take pride in their oversized attractions. Red Wing, for example, has the world’s largest leather boot while Darwin has the largest ball of twine. But fewer know about Fountain’s claim to fame: the number of spots where the ground has collapsed.
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An Elk River sinkhole has the left lane of westbound Highway 10, just east of Main Street, closed, MnDOT said. Crews are working and the lane is expected to re-open by 4 p.m. Friday as the pavement needs more time to set because of the hot weather.
Crews are now working to repair a Robbinsdale sinkhole caused by a water main break.
Witnesses say a water main broke at 42nd Avenue and Bottineau Boulevard in Robbinsdale, causing the pavement to buckle and then sink.
A contractor attached a camera to a pole and shot video from Jeff Bush’s bedroom window.
A sinkhole that opened up Wednesday night in Burnsville could cause some big problems for people trying to get to work Thursday.
Crews in Burnsville are working to repair a sinkhole that was caused by a water main break Wednesday night, city officials said.
A section of an off-ramp in St. Paul has been closed because a sinkhole.
Hole caused by watermain break, which has forced closure of 6th and Wabasha in Downtown St. Paul