Two weeks ago, we wrote about a sinkhole swallowing 54th and Pine. The Water Department initially placed a metal plate over the hole, but it kept growing. Frustrated neighbors waited for months, unsure if and when the hole would ever be fixed. One of those neighbors, Shirley Pickens, told Help Desk on Monday that the repair was practically done. It took about a week and involved digging up the street, Pickens said, but now, only the finishing touches to the street remain to be done.

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