EPHRATA, Pa. (WHTM) – Residents of an Ephrata neighborhood will finally return home after a sinkhole forced them out for weeks.
According to Ephrata police Chief William L. Harvey, no structural damage was observed and sub-surface conditions are stable for residents to return on Thursday, Dec. 1 at noon.
The sinkhole, which grew to about 30 feet wide and more than 20 feet deep, opened on West Pine Street and Park Avenue back on Nov. 9. A total of 19 people were evacuated out of two apartment buildings.
Paving on the road is scheduled to begin on Dec. 7.