CHICAGO, IL. (THECOUNT) — A large sinkhole opened up in a street on Chicago’s South Side Sunday.

Chicago Water Department crews are working to repair the sinkhole that appeared in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood near 73rd Street and South Woodlawn.


The area is currently closed to drivers.



Geo quick facts: Chicago, on Lake Michigan in Illinois, is among the largest cities in the U.S. Famed for its bold architecture, it has a skyline punctuated by skyscrapers such as the iconic John Hancock Center, 1,451-ft. Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower) and the neo-Gothic Tribune Tower. The city is also renowned for its museums, including the Art Institute of Chicago with its noted Impressionist and Post-Impressionist works – wikipedia.