Sinkhole Watch 2014:
This one is on Massachusetts Avenue and has closed that road between 34th Street and N Streets.
Mass Ave SE is closed b/w N St and 34th St due to sinkhole near the roadway. Please avoid area / use alt routes. pic.twitter.com/ITX3Ld1p0f
— DDOT DC (@DDOTDC) January 30, 2014
Here’s a look at where this is and what area to avoid:
In honor of this latest sinkhole, here’s a look back at some of the specimens we’ve seen in the area in recently.
Perhaps the biggest and most notorious opened up in downtown D.C., blocks from the White House, last May. The sinkhole at 14th and F streets in Northwest Washington closed that busy intersection for several days.
In March of last year, a sinkhole opened up in Adams Morgan that was initially reported as being “25 feet deep and expanding.” It turns out the thing was actually only a few feet deep and didn’t actually reach the street. The most important take-away from that sinkhole is this photo of a corgi approaching it.