15-Foot Wide Sinkhole Opens on Florida's I-4 Exit Ramp

Posted at 9:22 PM, Oct 26, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-26 17:24:44-04

MAITLAND, Fla. (AP) - Authorities have shut down an exit ramp from Interstate 4 in central Florida after a 15-foot wide sinkhole opened up during rush hour.


Orange County Fire Rescue officials said the ramp from eastbound I-4 to eastbound Maitland Boulevard was shut down Monday afternoon causing a major traffic back-up.


It's unclear what cause the sinkhole to open, but the area has had sinkhole problems in the past. It's also located near a construction site.


The Orlando Sentinel ( ) reports traffic cameras appear to show a car that is stuck in the hole.




Information from: Orlando Sentinel,

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