Sinkhole Closes Route 69 Northbound Lane in Bristol

Crews are working to repair a sinkhole on Route 69 (Wolcott Street) in Bristol Sunday, closing the road in the northbound direction.

The sinkhole is near Lawndale Avenue and state Department of Transportation crews responded. 

The road was not entirely shut down, but the northbound side of the road was closed for about one and a half blocks from South Street to Lawndale Avenue as of 2 p.m. DOT crews are still on scene. 

No injuries were reported and there is no word on the cause. 

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