Drainage collapse causes mass sinkhole: What could have happened?

Our own Michael Vargo, Senior Technical Consultant for Prime Resins, took a moment to discuss a story that recently made national headlines. Many of you likely saw the photos and videos of the massive drainage collapse—i.e. sinkhole— at a restaurant in Meridian, Mississippi. The images are amazing. There is a massive opening large enough to swallow several cars in the parking lot of a newly opened retail plaza. Judging strictly off what is seen in this footage, Vargo gives his opinion on the likely cause of the collapse.

 

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