Lightning Creates Sinkhole In Fairfax

2:40 PM, May 28, 2010   |    comments
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FAIRFAX CO., Va. (WUSA) -- Authorities say a lightning strike created a large sinkhole Friday morning.

The hole is located on Annandale Road and Beechtree Lane. The northbound lanes of Annandale Road are closed but the southbound lanes are open. Northbound traffic is being diverted.

The Virginia Department of Transporation says some underground Verizon cables, a manhole and about 20 feet of asphalt were damaged. Verizon is handling the repair of the asphalt and cables.

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