Sinkhole Closing Park of Central Avenue Pike in Knoxville

A portion of Central Avenue Pike is closed to through traffic because of a sinkhole.

Crews are working to fill the hole in the 5500 block of the road, north of Merchant Drive and Cedar Lane that opened up yesterday (Monday).

The work is expected to continue into tomorrow (Wednesday). Through traffic is being detoured onto Pratt Road, Tower Drive and Cedar Lane.

Please avoid the area if possible.

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