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Sinkhole Closes I-694, Causes Water Issues in Oakdale

Sinkhole Closes I-694, Causes Water Issues in Oakdale Photo: City of Oakdale Facebook.

December 03, 2017 03:15 PM

(KSTP) -- A large water main break in Oakdale caused a giant sinkhole on Interstate 694 in Oakdale Sunday morning, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office. 

A tweet from the sheriff's office said the interstate temporarily closed in both directions between 10th Street and 34th Street, and Oakdale residents may face issues with their water as a result of the break. 

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Traffic cameras showed the sinkhole had developed between lanes on the highway near the 15th Street North bridge. 

The Minnesota Department of Transportation said utility work will be underway for most of the afternoon. 


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