Water Main Break Causes Sink Hole Along U.S. 250 In West Virginia

Associated Press

Updated Thu, Feb 13, 2014 1:46 pm
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West Virginia Department of Transportation
A sink hole opened up along U.S. 250 near Moundsville, WV, on Feb. 12

A section of U.S. 250 in Moundsville, West Virginia is closed because of a sink hole.

The Department of Transportation says a water line break caused the sink hole to open underneath the road's surface.

Media outlets report that Division of Highways crews discovered the sink hole Wednesday afternoon while patching potholes in the area.

The road is expected to reopen by 4 p.m. Friday.