Sinkhole opens in County Road 458; road closed until further notice

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Post updated at 11:50 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6:

County Road 458 closed to westbound traffic Saturday night until further notice for a sinkhole, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.


According to a tweet from the sheriff’s office, the sinkhole appears to be about 6 feet deep and about 4 feet wide in the middle of the road.

The opening was about 1 foot wide as of late Saturday, according to the tweet.

Molly Adams / Lawrence Times A sinkhole has opened on County Road 458 (North 1200 Road). It appears deceptively small on the surface, but it’s deep.

This map shows the approximate location of the lane closure.

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