10-foot hole closes road in downtown Kissimmee, officials say

City officials: Dakin Avenue closed after hole opens


KISSIMMEE, Fla. – The opening of a hole Saturday afternoon led to the closing of a road in downtown Kissimmee, city officials said.

Officials said the hole was 10-feet by 10-feet in size, and opened just after 1:30 p.m. near the railroad tracks along Dakin Avenue.

Transit officials said the hole does not appear to pose a threat to their lines and they do not expect it to interrupt services.

A spokesperson for the city said officials were still working to determine what caused the hole to open.

Dakin Avenue is closed in both directions until further notice, officials said.

No other details were available. Stay with News 6 and ClickOrlando.com for updates on this developing story.

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