Crews working on Kailua Road sinkholeUPDATED 7:45 AM HST Jul 11, 2014Video Transcript
portion of a major roadway in Kailua is shut down this morning -- and it's all because of a sinkhole in the street. KITV 4's Ashley Moser is live from the scene with more. Ashley? Lara -- crews are continuing their work on this sink hole behind me were on on Kailua Road between Hamakua drive and Oneawa Street where crews have shut down traffic townbound. Take a look -- at this point the hole is about 10 ft by 10 feet. The original sinkhole was only about 1 foot all around. But crews have made made it bigger to patch it up. The hole was reported just after midnight -- Police say there were no injuries and right now no buildings in danger. As for drivers heading to town from Kailua -- there will be a bit of a back up on Kailua drive. Alternate routes for drivers -- take Hamakua drive to A'oloa back to Kailua road. Reporting Live -- Ashley Moser -- KITV 4 news.