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Repaving completed in wake of sinkhole that swallowed vehicle in The Villages

Repaving has been completed in the wake of a sinkhole that swallowed a vehicle in The Villages.

A vehicle was swallowed up in a sinkhole in the Village of Mira Mesa earlier this week
A vehicle was swallowed up in a sinkhole in the Village of Mira Mesa on May 24. This photo was shared on social media.

The water main break occurred May 24 in the Village of Mira Mesa, at the intersection of Del Mar Drive and Ventura Court. The water main break created a sinkhole that a vehicle fell into, nose first. It also spurred a precautionary boil water alert for the neighborhood.

Repaving work was completed this week at the intersection of Del Mar Drive and Ventura Court
Repaving work was completed this week at the intersection of Del Mar Drive and Ventura Court.

The repaving job at the intersection was completed this week by Mid-Florida Paving.

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