Local News

Wakefield Elementary To Reopen Friday After Sinkhole

Posted August 29, 2002

— A water line break created a road hazard at a Wake County elementary school Wednesday afternoon.

The broken water line opened up the ground at Wakefield Elementary. The sinkhole is about 20-feet-by-20-feet and about 10-feet deep.

No cars or buses have had a run-in with the sinkhole.

School was closed on Thursday, but officials say classes are set to resume on Friday.

Wakefield Middle and Senior High Schools are not affected.


Please with your WRAL.com account to comment on this story. You also will need a Facebook account to comment.

Oldest First
View all