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Hum    6,929

It took only a few minutes for a massive sinkhole to devour several acres of land and a stretch of State Highway 516 on Wednesday, WHYC reports.

The hole, spanning the area of roughly four football fields, collapsed near a lake where the Newton Asphalt Company has spent years dredging for sand nearly 50 feet below the surface, according to Fox Cleveland.

"I've worked for the [Ohio Department of Transportation District] 16 years and I've never seen anything of this magnitude," District 11 Director Lloyd McAdam told First Coast News. "It's very unusual that something like this would happen."

"It appears to me that dredging took away the bottom of the slope," McAdam added, "and that probably eroded away and started cascading down, and just started filling the hole and filling the hole."

Some locals fear that the sinkhole could grow larger.

?I'm not sure what to make of it. I?ve never seen anything like this before in my life,? said Jennifer Smith of Dover.

The stretch of highway remains closed indefinitely, WTRF reports.

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Growled    3,880
"It appears to me that dredging took away the bottom of the slope," McAdam added, "and that probably eroded away and started cascading down, and just started filling the hole and filling the hole."

Well, duh. Does not anyone ever think of possible consequences?

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Hum    6,929

^ They usually only think of the money$.

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CoLdFuSi0n    21

I blame Obama for this.

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*RedBull*    608

I blame Obama for this.

Yep as it should be. No one to blame but.

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HawkMan    5,103

So it's not really a sinkhole then...

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remixedcat    2,765

Imma let you finish but the sinkhole at the shoney's parking lot is the best sinkhole of all time!

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*RedBull*    608

For us ninja types, a picture post would be nice of the shoney sinkhole....(i.e. no facebook) ;)

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Growled    3,880

I blame Obama for this.

It's Obama, Bush, and Romney's fault. :p

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remixedcat    2,765

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*RedBull*    608

It's Obama, Bush, and Romney's fault. :p

Dude you forgot Al Gore...

Thx cat...(Y)

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remixedcat    2,765

BLAME CANADA!!!!!!

and np redbull

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