Stafford Sheriff: 6-foot-deep sinkhole closes lane of Jeff. Davis Highway

Stafford Sheriff: 6-foot-deep sinkhole closes lane of Jeff. Davis Highway
Stafford County Sheriff’s Office shared this photo of a sinkhole that formed on Jefferson Davis Highway. (Source: Stafford County Sheriff's Office)

STAFFORD, Va. (WWBT) - The Stafford County Sheriff’s Office is warning drivers of a sinkhole on Jefferson Davis Highway.

Officials say the six-foot-deep sinkhole formed at Jefferson Davis Highway and Courthouse Road, near the Four Mile Fork Center.

The Stafford County Sheriff said on Twitter the southbound lane of the highway will remain closed while repairs are being made. In the meantime, expect heavy traffic in the area.

Photos posted by the Stafford County Sheriff's Office show a sinkhole that has formed near Courthouse Road.
Photos posted by the Stafford County Sheriff's Office show a sinkhole that has formed near Courthouse Road. (Source: Stafford County Sheriff's Office)

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