Sinkhole forces crews to close road in Belton


BELTON, Mo. — A road in Belton will remain closed through the weekend as crews repair a sinkhole.

Crews closed East Cambridge Road between South Mullen Road and Emerson Drive after water damage caused the sinkhole on Thursday. The city said it doesn’t know how deep the sinkhole is, but will find out as crews begin repairs Friday.

A sinkhole forced the closure of East Cambridge Road in Belton, Missouri.
Courtesy: Belton, Missouri

The repairs are expected to be completed sometime next week. Detours around the closure are posted and will remain in place until the sinkhole is filled and the road is repaired.

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