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Sinkhole:93-004 (Palm Beach County, 2007)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 93-004
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Oct. 3, 2007
USGS Quadrangle Name: West Palm Beach
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 4 ft
Width: 4 ft
Depth: 3.5 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: Unknown
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Unknown
Cave Visible: Unknown
Subsidence Rate: Unknown
Triggering Mechanisms: Unknown
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Unknown
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: #SWP071003-6822. SINKHOLE OPENED IN WESTBND LANE OF PGA BLVD WEST OF TURNPIKE. OPENING IS 4X4X3.5 FT, BUT 15 FT RADIUS OF DIRT UNDER ASPHALT IS MISSING, SO HOLE IS EXPECTED TO GROW. NO STRUCTURES IMPACTED. RD CLOSED IN AFFECTED AREA. DOT IS ENROUTE.


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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