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Garabage truck in sink hole Allentown, Pa.
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Posted on 02/21/2017 6:05:01 AM PST by Trumpnation

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1 posted on 02/21/2017 6:05:01 AM PST by Trumpnation
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To: Trumpnation

The action begins at 6:30. The hole in the street has nice clean edges like it failed along the existing joints of an earlier patch job in the black top.


2 posted on 02/21/2017 6:23:50 AM PST by Oratam
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To: Trumpnation

That’s not a sinkhole; that’s a pothole.


3 posted on 02/21/2017 6:29:35 AM PST by dangus
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To: Trumpnation

Garabage? Is that like using a whole garage for ones garbage?


4 posted on 02/21/2017 6:32:32 AM PST by xp38
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To: Trumpnation

Are they gonna pull it out sometime this week?


5 posted on 02/21/2017 6:33:48 AM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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OK, why is the hole perfectly square? The edges aren’t even jagged or broken. It like they were cut.


6 posted on 02/21/2017 6:56:35 AM PST by BuffaloJack (The Democrats haven't been this aggitated since Lincoln took away their slaves.)
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To: smokingfrog

That whole video could have been shrunk down to 2mins, rather than 10mins.


7 posted on 02/21/2017 7:00:53 AM PST by carriage_hill ( Poor demoncrats haven't been this mad, since the Republicans took their slaves away.)
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To: Trumpnation

Does Billy Joel know about this?


8 posted on 02/21/2017 7:01:31 AM PST by AppyPappy (Don't mistake your dorm political discussions with the desires of the nation)
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It appears to be cut because it most likely was the site of an earlier underground utility (water or sewer) repair job.

Improper back fill & compacting often results in excessive settling which leads to a depression in the pavement, but this is too much.

My mystery, is where did the dirt go to?


9 posted on 02/21/2017 7:05:25 AM PST by redfreedom
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To: Oratam

Looks like there was previous work done to possibly a leaking water main that was less than successful. The pavement was saw cut around the perimeter of the hole. I’m guessing some contractor is on the hook to come back and fix it correctly.


10 posted on 02/21/2017 7:06:01 AM PST by WinMod70
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To: Oratam

My guess there is a water main that has been leaking for a long time causing the soil to erode away over time then the pavement broke along normal expansion cuts.


11 posted on 02/21/2017 7:08:12 AM PST by riverrunner
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That’s not a sinkhole; that’s a pothole.

Yes, that's in Pennsylvania, the state that makes tourist attractions out of their finest potholes.


12 posted on 02/21/2017 7:15:50 AM PST by Fresh Wind (Hillary: Go to jail. Go directly to jail. Do not pass GO. Do not collect 2 billion dollars.)
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13 posted on 02/21/2017 7:22:33 AM PST by Vendome (I've Gotta Be Me - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wH-pk2vZG2M)
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When you cross over to PA from MD the secondary roads get noticeably worse.


14 posted on 02/21/2017 7:23:29 AM PST by central_va (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: Trumpnation

Nice clean cut hole....


15 posted on 02/21/2017 7:26:55 AM PST by Vendome (I've Gotta Be Me - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wH-pk2vZG2M)
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Well that stinks.


16 posted on 02/21/2017 7:27:24 AM PST by cvan65 vet
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To: Oratam

There is writing on the square piece of cement that fell into the hole. It probably says don’t drive on this Union patch.


17 posted on 02/21/2017 7:47:03 AM PST by bgill (From the CDC site, "We don't know how people are infected with Ebola")
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To: central_va

Yeah, that applies to NJ, NY, WV, and OH as well.

Now that we have the highest gas taxes in the nation, that will change. /s


18 posted on 02/21/2017 7:50:41 AM PST by Fresh Wind (Hillary: Go to jail. Go directly to jail. Do not pass GO. Do not collect 2 billion dollars.)
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To: Trumpnation

Wow! Now that was action packed, a tow truck in action. I could not control myself. I could not stop snoring. I was snoring so hard.


19 posted on 02/21/2017 7:52:53 AM PST by jr3000
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To: carriage_hill

yep


20 posted on 02/21/2017 7:55:01 AM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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