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Monday, October 26, 2015

Sinkhole takes on car at I-4 and Maitland Boulevard

Posted By on Mon, Oct 26, 2015 at 5:36 PM

click to enlarge VIA FOX 35
The eastbound Maitland Boulevard exit on I-4 is currently closed after a 15-foot wide sinkhole opened up in the middle of the offramp this afternoon. A car can be seen stuck in the rut caused by the sinkhole in these pictures from Fox 35.
click to enlarge VIA FOX 35
There's no word yet on how long the exit is expected to be closed, nor on what the driver of this car did that made the earth decide to try and swallow him or her up. However, the existence of a large sinkhole underneath that particular interchange is hardly news, as stabilization efforts commenced way back in 2008.
click to enlarge VIA FOX 35
If you're stuck in traffic on I-4 right now, may we suggest flipping through our gallery of historic sinkhole activity in Central Florida? Don't worry: You probably have plenty of time.

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