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Philly/Maryland Breaks
Oct 1, 2004

Work Looms after Flood
Two days after the remnants of Hurricane Jeanne passed over Bucks, signs of destruction remained. Mailboxes, trees, trash and lawn furniture speckled streets pocked with sinkholes. Rain was also blamed for the sinkhole that was at least 10 feet deep and 25 feet wide in the middle of Bristol Road in Trevose, PennDOT crews said. It could take more than a week before the hole is filled, officials said. A storm water pipe burst under the street, causing the road to cave in and forcing detours.
Silver Spring Water Main Break Delays Traffic
The WSSC reported a 16-inch water main break at about 9 a.m. Friday on Piney Branch Road near Sunnyside Drive in Silver Spring. WSSC officials say water to the broken main was shut down at 12:30 p.m. They said workers were in the process of repairing the main and would be on location into the evening. News4 reported that part of the roadway buckled.