Sinkhole closes Washington Street in Mechanicsburg

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Crews are trying to figure out what caused a sinkhole to open up along Washington Street in Mechanicsburg on Monday afternoon. Authorities were alerted to a sinkhole developing underneath the pavement around 4 p.m. along the 200 block of Washington Street.

Police have a portion of the road  closed between West Simpson and West Keller Streets.

No timeline has been given on when the road will be reopened.