Fukuoka street reopens a week after massive sinkhole appeared

National Nov 15, 2016

Fukuoka street reopens a week after massive sinkhole appeared

A street in the city of Fukuoka reopened Tuesday only a week after a huge sinkhole opened up, disrupting traffic and utilities and threatening to engulf nearby buildings. The fast recovery work was credited to the use of special expertise and soil. The hole, which measured ...

Utilities knocked out by huge Fukuoka sinkhole restored

National Nov 13, 2016

Utilities knocked out by huge Fukuoka sinkhole restored

Utilities severed by a massive sinkhole that opened up last week beneath a major street in central Fukuoka were completely restored by Sunday. Repairs to damaged sewage pipes was completed Saturday night, and damage to NTT Corp. communications lines were also fixed. All together, electricity, gas, ...

Work continues to fill huge sinkhole in center of Fukuoka

National Nov 9, 2016

Work continues to fill huge sinkhole in center of Fukuoka

Construction workers continued work in downtown Fukuoka on Wednesday to fill in a huge sinkhole that opened up the previous day beneath a major road as the mayor of the city said the Fukuoka Municipal Government aims to have the road repaired and open ...