Sinkhole closes portion of road in Hardin County, IL

A section of Highway 146 in Hardin County, Illinois is closed until further notice because of a sinkhole.

The Illinois Department of Transportation says it is just east of the Rosiclare Spur. This is between Rosiclare and Elizabethtown.

Keith Miley with IDOT estimates the sinkhole is 25′ wide by 20′ long and 10′ deep.

IDOT found out about the sinkhole Sunday evening and closed the road Monday morning.

Once the sinkhole stabilizes, crews will work on filling and repaving the road.

The road will remain closed until further notice.

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