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Sinkhole Opens on Busy Avenue

Posted on: 8:19 am, January 31, 2014, by , updated on: 11:02am, January 31, 2014

Kingston Wyo Ave Sink Hole2

UPDATE 11 a.m. : The lane is now open, according to PennDOT.

KINGSTON — Some drivers in Luzerne County may need to make a detour on their way to work Friday morning after a sinkhole opened on Wyoming Avenue in Kingston.

Officials said the hole opened around 3:30 a.m. on Wyoming Avenue at Pierce Street.

Crews have closed one lane on the road and said it will remain closed until the hole is patched.

Kingston Wyo Ave Sink Hole

Officials ask those who normally travel that way are asked to avoid that area.

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