Casper sinkhole expected to be filled in today

(Casper, Wyo.) - On Wednesday June 14th at approximately 5:30 pm the City of Casper road crews were called out to 13th and Poplar for a sinkhole problem in the street. Today Casper Street Manager, Shad Rodgers commented on scene, "We arrived and found a broken storm water line. The thirty inch pipe broke from the excess of water from the previous storms this week." The hole, measures about fifteen feet wide, fifteen feet deep. City road crews worked until 11:00 pm to replace the pipe and continued work early this morning. "We are working to backfill the hole today and get the road re-opened today," said Rodgers. #oilcity#news