Update: Crews working at sinkhole outside Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach


Update: Crews are digging around a sinkhole that opened in front of President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club, but it’s still unclear what caused the hole.

The sinkhole is just west of Mar-a-Lago’s southern entrance, where workers are gathered.

What started out as a 4-foot by 4-foot hole in front of the club has grown to about 10-feet by 6-feet due to the digging, which required an excavator. The sinkhole is near a new water main on Southern Boulevard, though it’s unclear if the two are connected.

Utility crews from West Palm Beach secured the sinkhole and have been doing exploratory excavation this afternoon.

Eastbound traffic on Southern Boulevard is moving through what is typically the left turn lane into Mar-a-Lago. Traffic is moving, although drivers should use caution, officials said.

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It was unclear from the alert if traffic would be affected, or if the road is damaged.

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Check back for more on this developing story.

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