Massive downtown sinkhole appears to be filled months after nearly swallowing PAT bus

Massive downtown sinkhole appears to be filled months after nearly swallowing PAT bus
(WPXI)

PITTSBURGH — It’s been nearly seven months since a massive sinkhole in Downtown Pittsburgh partially swallowed a Port Authority bus, and now it appears the sinkhole has been filled.

On Oct. 28, 2019, the region was captivated by the sinkhole on 10th Street. It became a viral sensation and the subject of memes, ornaments, T-shirts and Halloween costumes.

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Repairs were delayed multiple times due to complex underground systems and the COVID-19 pandemic, and in early May it looked like the sinkhole had actually gotten bigger since repairs halted. '

However, Channel 11 crews saw nothing but construction equipment and backfill covering what used to be a huge hole in the downtown street.

City officials have not announced yet when the road will be back open again.

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