Sinkhole closes Scranton road

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SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A busy road in Scranton shut down tonight.

A sinkhole opened up on West Linden Street around 2 p.m. Sunday afternoon. The road was recently paved after underground piping was replaced. PennDOT has closed the road between North Ninth a and St. Frances Cabrini Avenue.

It’s unknown how long a detour will be in place. The hole is about three feet by three feet.

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