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Utility trench causes a sinkhole on Valencia Road

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Posted at 5:02 PM, Jul 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-26 20:02:51-04

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — The Pima County Department of Transportation confirmed Monday that there is a issue with a utility trench which has caused a sinkhole on Valencia Road near Mica Mountain High School.

Contracting crews are on site to place plates over the area to help with traffic flow, according to PDOT. Traffic delays may be expected, but traffic control is set up to slow vehicles.

PDOT says there will be an investigation for the cause of the issue.

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