Sinkhole filled, road reopened in southern Illinois

A section of a southern Illinois road that was closed due to a sinkhole has reopened Tuesday, according to the Illinois Department of Transportation. 

IDOT says the section of Illinois Route 146 less than a mile east of the Rosiclare Spur in Hardin County is now back open. 

The sinkhole was 31 feet long, 20 feet wide, and up to 8 feet deep before it was filled, IDOT told Local 6 on Monday

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