Sink hole forms due to excess rain


Commercial St. closed until further notice

Mike Ullery | Daily Call Piqua officials examine a sink hole that caused concern on Commercial Street on Thursday. A pickup truck parked over a storm sewer fell up to its front axle when the storm sewer beneath it collapsed around 12:30 p.m. City officials said that recent rains weakened the 15-inch storm sewer that runs under Commercial Avenue, causing the collapse. Commercial Avenue, between Miami Street and Young Streets will remain closed until Piqua officials can evaluate damage and repair the storm sewer. The truck that fell into the opening in the storm sewer was winched out of the hole. There were no injuries.

Mike Ullery | Daily Call Piqua officials examine a sink hole that caused concern on Commercial Street on Thursday. A pickup truck parked over a storm sewer fell up to its front axle when the storm sewer beneath it collapsed around 12:30 p.m. City officials said that recent rains weakened the 15-inch storm sewer that runs under Commercial Avenue, causing the collapse. Commercial Avenue, between Miami Street and Young Streets will remain closed until Piqua officials can evaluate damage and repair the storm sewer. The truck that fell into the opening in the storm sewer was winched out of the hole. There were no injuries.


Mike Ullery | Daily Call Piqua officials examine a sink hole that caused concern on Commercial Street on Thursday. A pickup truck parked over a storm sewer fell up to its front axle when the storm sewer beneath it collapsed around 12:30 p.m. City officials said that recent rains weakened the 15-inch storm sewer that runs under Commercial Avenue, causing the collapse. Commercial Avenue, between Miami Street and Young Streets will remain closed until Piqua officials can evaluate damage and repair the storm sewer. The truck that fell into the opening in the storm sewer was winched out of the hole. There were no injuries.


Mike Ullery | Daily Call Piqua officials examine a sink hole that caused concern on Commercial Street on Thursday. A pickup truck parked over a storm sewer fell up to its front axle when the storm sewer beneath it collapsed around 12:30 p.m. City officials said that recent rains weakened the 15-inch storm sewer that runs under Commercial Avenue, causing the collapse. Commercial Avenue, between Miami Street and Young Streets will remain closed until Piqua officials can evaluate damage and repair the storm sewer. The truck that fell into the opening in the storm sewer was winched out of the hole. There were no injuries.


Mike Ullery | Daily Call Piqua officials examine a sink hole that caused concern on Commercial Street on Thursday. A pickup truck parked over a storm sewer fell up to its front axle when the storm sewer beneath it collapsed around 12:30 p.m. City officials said that recent rains weakened the 15-inch storm sewer that runs under Commercial Avenue, causing the collapse. Commercial Avenue, between Miami Street and Young Streets will remain closed until Piqua officials can evaluate damage and repair the storm sewer. The truck that fell into the opening in the storm sewer was winched out of the hole. There were no injuries.


Mike Ullery | Daily Call

Piqua officials examine a sink hole that caused concern on Commercial Street on Thursday. A pickup truck parked over a storm sewer fell up to its front axle when the storm sewer beneath it collapsed around 12:30 p.m. City officials said that recent rains weakened the 15-inch storm sewer that runs under Commercial Avenue, causing the collapse. Commercial Avenue, between Miami Street and Young Streets will remain closed until Piqua officials can evaluate damage and repair the storm sewer. The truck that fell into the opening in the storm sewer was winched out of the hole. There were no injuries.

Mike Ullery | Daily Call

Piqua officials examine a sink hole that caused concern on Commercial Street on Thursday. A pickup truck parked over a storm sewer fell up to its front axle when the storm sewer beneath it collapsed around 12:30 p.m. City officials said that recent rains weakened the 15-inch storm sewer that runs under Commercial Avenue, causing the collapse. Commercial Avenue, between Miami Street and Young Streets will remain closed until Piqua officials can evaluate damage and repair the storm sewer. The truck that fell into the opening in the storm sewer was winched out of the hole. There were no injuries.

Mike Ullery | Daily Call

Piqua officials examine a sink hole that caused concern on Commercial Street on Thursday. A pickup truck parked over a storm sewer fell up to its front axle when the storm sewer beneath it collapsed around 12:30 p.m. City officials said that recent rains weakened the 15-inch storm sewer that runs under Commercial Avenue, causing the collapse. Commercial Avenue, between Miami Street and Young Streets will remain closed until Piqua officials can evaluate damage and repair the storm sewer. The truck that fell into the opening in the storm sewer was winched out of the hole. There were no injuries.

Mike Ullery | Daily Call

Piqua officials examine a sink hole that caused concern on Commercial Street on Thursday. A pickup truck parked over a storm sewer fell up to its front axle when the storm sewer beneath it collapsed around 12:30 p.m. City officials said that recent rains weakened the 15-inch storm sewer that runs under Commercial Avenue, causing the collapse. Commercial Avenue, between Miami Street and Young Streets will remain closed until Piqua officials can evaluate damage and repair the storm sewer. The truck that fell into the opening in the storm sewer was winched out of the hole. There were no injuries.

Mike Ullery | Daily Call Piqua officials examine a sink hole that caused concern on Commercial Street on Thursday. A pickup truck parked over a storm sewer fell up to its front axle when the storm sewer beneath it collapsed around 12:30 p.m. City officials said that recent rains weakened the 15-inch storm sewer that runs under Commercial Avenue, causing the collapse. Commercial Avenue, between Miami Street and Young Streets will remain closed until Piqua officials can evaluate damage and repair the storm sewer. The truck that fell into the opening in the storm sewer was winched out of the hole. There were no injuries.
http://www.dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/30/2018/02/web1_MU2_1394.jpgMike Ullery | Daily Call Piqua officials examine a sink hole that caused concern on Commercial Street on Thursday. A pickup truck parked over a storm sewer fell up to its front axle when the storm sewer beneath it collapsed around 12:30 p.m. City officials said that recent rains weakened the 15-inch storm sewer that runs under Commercial Avenue, causing the collapse. Commercial Avenue, between Miami Street and Young Streets will remain closed until Piqua officials can evaluate damage and repair the storm sewer. The truck that fell into the opening in the storm sewer was winched out of the hole. There were no injuries.

Mike Ullery | Daily Call Piqua officials examine a sink hole that caused concern on Commercial Street on Thursday. A pickup truck parked over a storm sewer fell up to its front axle when the storm sewer beneath it collapsed around 12:30 p.m. City officials said that recent rains weakened the 15-inch storm sewer that runs under Commercial Avenue, causing the collapse. Commercial Avenue, between Miami Street and Young Streets will remain closed until Piqua officials can evaluate damage and repair the storm sewer. The truck that fell into the opening in the storm sewer was winched out of the hole. There were no injuries.
http://www.dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/30/2018/02/web1_MU2_1402.jpgMike Ullery | Daily Call Piqua officials examine a sink hole that caused concern on Commercial Street on Thursday. A pickup truck parked over a storm sewer fell up to its front axle when the storm sewer beneath it collapsed around 12:30 p.m. City officials said that recent rains weakened the 15-inch storm sewer that runs under Commercial Avenue, causing the collapse. Commercial Avenue, between Miami Street and Young Streets will remain closed until Piqua officials can evaluate damage and repair the storm sewer. The truck that fell into the opening in the storm sewer was winched out of the hole. There were no injuries.

Mike Ullery | Daily Call Piqua officials examine a sink hole that caused concern on Commercial Street on Thursday. A pickup truck parked over a storm sewer fell up to its front axle when the storm sewer beneath it collapsed around 12:30 p.m. City officials said that recent rains weakened the 15-inch storm sewer that runs under Commercial Avenue, causing the collapse. Commercial Avenue, between Miami Street and Young Streets will remain closed until Piqua officials can evaluate damage and repair the storm sewer. The truck that fell into the opening in the storm sewer was winched out of the hole. There were no injuries.
http://www.dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/30/2018/02/web1_MU2_1405.jpgMike Ullery | Daily Call Piqua officials examine a sink hole that caused concern on Commercial Street on Thursday. A pickup truck parked over a storm sewer fell up to its front axle when the storm sewer beneath it collapsed around 12:30 p.m. City officials said that recent rains weakened the 15-inch storm sewer that runs under Commercial Avenue, causing the collapse. Commercial Avenue, between Miami Street and Young Streets will remain closed until Piqua officials can evaluate damage and repair the storm sewer. The truck that fell into the opening in the storm sewer was winched out of the hole. There were no injuries.

Mike Ullery | Daily Call Piqua officials examine a sink hole that caused concern on Commercial Street on Thursday. A pickup truck parked over a storm sewer fell up to its front axle when the storm sewer beneath it collapsed around 12:30 p.m. City officials said that recent rains weakened the 15-inch storm sewer that runs under Commercial Avenue, causing the collapse. Commercial Avenue, between Miami Street and Young Streets will remain closed until Piqua officials can evaluate damage and repair the storm sewer. The truck that fell into the opening in the storm sewer was winched out of the hole. There were no injuries.
http://www.dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/30/2018/02/web1_MU2_1416.jpgMike Ullery | Daily Call Piqua officials examine a sink hole that caused concern on Commercial Street on Thursday. A pickup truck parked over a storm sewer fell up to its front axle when the storm sewer beneath it collapsed around 12:30 p.m. City officials said that recent rains weakened the 15-inch storm sewer that runs under Commercial Avenue, causing the collapse. Commercial Avenue, between Miami Street and Young Streets will remain closed until Piqua officials can evaluate damage and repair the storm sewer. The truck that fell into the opening in the storm sewer was winched out of the hole. There were no injuries.
Commercial St. closed until further notice

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