City crews closing Colonial Drive to make repairs

Deep sinkhole near Colonial Drive and Oakhurst Drive

Photo: WJTV

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — There’s a deep sinkhole near the intersection of Colonial Drive and Oakhurst Drive.

The bottom of the sinkhole is filled with water. The hole looks deep.

Photo: WJTV
Photo: WJTV

WJTV reached out to the City of Jackson about the issue.

A spokesperson said the city is temporarily closing the street to through traffic as crews make repairs.

Drivers in the area will have to find an alternate route.

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