Sinkhole shuts down SH 21 near Uhland

Crews work to fix sinkhole that opened on Hwy 21 Sunday afternoon. (KXAN Photo)
Crews work to fix sinkhole that opened on Hwy 21 on Aug. 27, 2017 in Hays County. (KXAN Photo)

UHLAND, Texas (KXAN) — State Highway 21 near Uhland has been re-opened in both directions after a sinkhole opened up beneath the highway. Authorities closed down the highway Sunday afternoon.

The sinkhole became visible on the shoulder of the highway, crews working the scene say there is a gaping hole under the road stretching all the way to the center line. Texas Department of Transportation crews could be seen actively repairing the hole Sunday afternoon as rain poured down.

The area impacted is just east of North Old Spanish Trail in Uhland.

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