Sinkhole closes portion of SR 35 for emergency repair work in Marion County

Road closed from from SE 92nd Place Road to north of Dogwood Road

The road that will be closed. (Marion County Sheriff's Office)

A portion of State Road 35 closed on Monday to complete emergency repair work on a sinkhole in Marion County, according to the Florida Department of Transportation.

FDOT officials said they estimate the sinkhole to be around 35 feet in diameter and 20 feet deep.

The road will be closed from SE 92nd Place Road to the north of Dogwood road, according to officials.

According to the FDOT, there is no estimated timeframe as to how long repairs will take.

The county is asking drivers to try and avoid the area if possible and seek alternate routes. Marion County officials made a post about the road closure on Facebook. You can see it below.

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