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Crews restore water to businesses after sinkhole reported at Garden of the Gods east of interstate

Published: Jul. 14, 2021 at 1:43 PM MDT|Updated: Jul. 14, 2021 at 8:14 PM MDT
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - Colorado Springs Utilities was called to a reported sinkhole on Garden of the Gods east of I-25 on Wednesday.

The sinkhole is located near the McDonald’s. A car was stuck in the sinkhole at one point. 11 News spoke to the driver who said she thought she was just driving over a puddle when her vehicle got stuck. Several good Samaritans worked to help get her out and no injuries were reported.

At least three businesses in the area were without water for a few days while crews worked on the sinkhole. Colorado Springs utilities says the area uses a private line but they turned the water on around 5 p.m. Friday. Click here to read more.

Garden of the Gods immediately west of the interstate is currently closed due to a water main break. Colorado Springs Utilities tells us the sinkhole is not connected to the water main break.

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