Road closed after sinkhole opens in Somerset County

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SOMERSET COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — PennDOT, with a volunteer fire department, is currently working on a sinkhole that opened on a road through Somerset County.

Somerset County Emergency Services asks drivers to use caution in the area of 2713 Garrett Shortcut Road in Garrett, Pa. Both PennDOT and the Garrett Valley Volunteer Fire Company are working on a solution to fix the sinkhole.

A detour has been placed that will follow Route 3010 (Mud Pike) and Route 2047 (Old 219) to Garrett. The roadway will remain closed until the area of depression can be looked further and repairs can be made.

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