A Giant Sinkhole on East 89th Street

Early Thursday morning traffic delays followed the opening of an enormous sinkhole on 89th between York and East End Avenues, Upper East Site first reported. This comes just days after two cars were found submerged in an Upper West Side sinkhole.

The publication shared photos and videos of workers from multiple agencies tending to the chasm – which it reports extended 20 feet below the ground.

Yorkville Sinkhole

c/o UpperEastSite.com

The FDNY told Upper East Site there were no injuries, and the Department of Environmental Protection said its workers are investigating the cause.

Council Member Ben Kallos announced late Thursday morning that water has been shut off at two nearby buildings, and that Con Ed is also investigating the situation.

Additional video was shared by a Citizen App user.

Large Sinkhole in Yorkville @CitizenApp

E 89th St & York Ave 8:54:19 AM EDT

We’ll provide an update as this story develops.
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