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The  City's infrastructure might have played a significant role in the "wash out" (a sudden erosion of soft soil or other support surfaces by a gush of water) at 124th and Wentworth Ave. which caused the road to collapse creating a large sink hole, because most of its underground pipes and water systems are at or over 100 years old.

The City's infrastructure might have played a significant role in the "wash out" (a sudden erosion of soft soil or other support surfaces by a gush of water) at 124th and Wentworth Ave. which caused the road to collapse creating a large sink hole, because most of its underground pipes and water systems are at or over 100 years old.

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Repairs Underway at 124th & Wentworth after Road Collapses

The City of Chicago is actively working to repair the street at 124th and Wentworth Ave. after a "wash out" (a sudden erosion of soft soil or other support surfaces by a gush of water) caused the road to collapse creating a large sink hole.