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Sinkhole:77-035 (Seminole County, 2002)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 77-035
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: May 29, 2002
USGS Quadrangle Name: Sanford
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 15 ft
Width: 15 ft
Depth: 7 ft
Slope of Sides: 45
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Unknown
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Brown Sand
Comments: I-4 WESTBOUND N OF LAKE MARY BLVD OVERPASS. 2 OF 3 LANES DIRECTLY IMPACTED. ONLY INSIDE WESTBOUND LANE WAS LEFT OPEN TO TRAFFIC.. TEMPORARY 2-LANE DETOUR CONSTRUCTED TO FACILITATE TRAFFIC FLOW, SAFETY AND REPAIRS. BUMP IN ROAD QUICKLY DEVELOPED INTO COLL


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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