Massive sinkhole opens up off Route 30

A massive sinkhole in Greensburg has crews working to make repairs. The hole opened up off Route 30, in the area between Gander Outdoors of Greensburg and Dino's Sports Lounge. The sinkhole is so big that when Channel 11 News arrived at the scene, equipment being used to dig in it could barely be seen from the roadway.  Subscribe to WPXI: https://on.wpxi.com/YouTube Connect with WPXI online: https://www.wpxi.com/ Download our FREE apps: https://wpxiapps.com/

GREENSBURG, Pa. — A massive sinkhole in Greensburg has crews working Tuesday to make repairs.

The hole opened up off Route 30, in the area between Gander Outdoors of Greensburg and Dino's Sports Lounge.

The sinkhole is so big that when Channel 11 News arrived at the scene, equipment being used to dig in it could barely be seen from the roadway.

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Route 30 was down to one lane near the sinkhole Tuesday. Estmates showed the cavern stretching 50 feet wide and 40 feet deep.

The owner of the property said a pipe collapsed underneath the ground and under part of Route 30. He said he is working with PennDOT to fix the issue and he hopes the work is done by the end of the week.

PennDOT said there are no plans to close Route 30.

With more rain in the forecast from the remnants of Hurricane Barry, there are concerns the hole will continue growing.

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