Sinkhole opens outside Trump's Mar-a-Lago in Florida

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A sinkhole has opened in front of President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club, according to an email alert from the Town of Palm Beach in Florida.

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The sinkhole is just west of Mar-a-Lago’s southern entrance, where workers are gathered.

The 4-foot by 4-foot hole is in front of the club and appears to be near a new water main on Southern Boulevard, the alert said. Utility crews from West Palm Beach secured the sinkhole and likely will be doing exploratory excavation today.

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A sinkhole has opened near President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Florida.

A sinkhole has opened near President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Florida.
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A sinkhole has opened near President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Florida.

A worker on scene said crews cut around the sinkhole and will dig to find the problem. It’s unclear how long that will take.

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It was unclear from the alert if traffic would be affected, or if the road is damaged.

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