Sinkhole in Rapid City

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UPDATED 1:25 p.m.

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KELO) — The sinkhole in Rapid City is getting bigger. According to authorities, the hole at the 300 block of Whitewood Street continues to be active. 

Erosion is now estimated at 25×25 and 40 feet deep. 

The gas line has been shut down, which affects one home. The area is closed to traffic and pedestrians. 

10:52 a.m. 

If you’re driving in Rapid City, you might want to avoid a street in the western part of town.

A big sinkhole showed up Thursday morning in the 300 block of Whitewood Street. The hole looks big enough to swallow a car.

The entire street has been closed down because of it.

There are a lot of officials on scene including people from the city, street department and water department.

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