Sinkhole may cause traffic issues near Cedarcrest-Southmoor Elem - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

Sinkhole may cause traffic issues near Cedarcrest-Southmoor Elementary School

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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

A sinkhole opened up Tuesday afternoon at the intersection of Twin Cedars Street and Seracedar Street in Baton Rouge. It formed from a busted water main running under the road.

For parents dropping students off at Cedarcrest-Southmoor Elementary School on Wednesday morning, be aware that Seracedar Street is closed at that intersection. 

The sinkhole is about four or five feet wide. At last report, it appears a water line has burst and water is "gushing in the hole."

The school is located off of I-12, near Airline Hwy.

There is no word on when the sinkhole will be repaired.

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