Large sinkhole closes road at Jordan Lake

<div class="meta image-caption"><div class="origin-logo origin-image wtvd"><span>WTVD</span></div><span class="caption-text">Pictures from Chopper 11 HD showed the hole in a causeway that crosses Jordan Lake between Farrington Point Road and Jeremiah Drive.</span></div>
A large sinkhole has closed Lystra Road in Chatham County south of Chapel Hill.

Pictures from Chopper 11 HD showed the hole in a causeway that crosses Jordan Lake between Farrington Point Road and Jeremiah Drive.

A couple of vehicles apparently hit the hole soon after it opened and suffered damage. A wrecker truck was on scene taking a Volkswagen Beetle away.

It wasn't clear if recent flooding, which has pushed the water level at Jordan Lake to heights not seen in years, was to blame.

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Hole in a causeway that crosses Jordan Lake between Farrington Point Road and Jeremiah Drive



Lystra Road is popular with Triangle-area cyclists who refer to it as "Col de Lystra" because it has one of the steepest/longest hills in the region.

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