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City to pay $89K more to settle claims from that nasty April 2016 sinkhole in Mount Vernon

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More than two years out from the costly sinkhole in a section of W. Centre Street, the city plans to dole out roughly $89,000 more in settlements to businesses that were affected.

City to pay nearly $156K to owner of building damaged in April 2016 sinkhole repairs

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Two years after a sinkhole collapsed a section of W. Centre Street near Park Avenue in Mount Vernon, the city is set to pay nearly $156,000 to the owner of a nearby property who sued after water damaged his building amid repairs.

Mt. Vernon Intersection Reopens After More than Six Months of Sinkhole and Road Repairs

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Photo via Baltimore DPW/Twitter

Half a year after a broken sewer main caused a section of Cathedral Street in Mount Vernon to collapse, the city announced today that public works crews have fixed the sinkhole and reopened the road.

2016: Year of the Sinkhole?

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It may have felt like we were getting swallowed in 2016. In Baltimore, there was physical evidence to prove it. 

Maryland Astronomer Spots Sinkhole on Pluto

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Image of Pluto via JHU APL/NASA/Southwest Research Institute
Image of Pluto via JHU APL/NASA/Southwest Research Institute

We’ve had lots of sinkholes in the area lately, from the middle of the city in Mt. Vernon to the neighborhoods of Rodgers Forge. So it’s fitting in this year of the sinkhole that s Maryland astronomer is even seeing one in the heart of Pluto.

DPW Meets With Mt. Vernon Dwellers, Councilman Costello Over Construction Conflicts

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Courtesy Councilman Eric Costello/Twitter
Courtesy Councilman Eric Costello/Twitter

Last week, DPW personnel met face-to-face with Mt. Vernon residents at a meeting to address growing frustration over ongoing roadwork. The outcome was a clear timeline for when the city expects to finish work on sewers connected to two sinkholes that have caused disruption in the historic neighborhood.

New Sinkhole on Cathedral Street Closes Central Mt. Vernon Intersection

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Courtesy DPW
Courtesy DPW

Another sinkhole popped up in Mt. Vernon last night, this one about a block west of the Washington Monument at the center of the historic neighborhood.

Sinkhole Swallows Car in Rodgers Forge

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photo via @baltimoreDPW

The latest sinkhole to open up in the Baltimore area took a car in with it. 

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