RENTON, Wash. -- Police are asking motorists to avoid the 900 block of Rainier Ave N in Renton after a sinkhole formed under the street.
From the road, the hole looks somewhat small, but Renton police say the hole underneath the road "is very large."
"This is about a 15 feet deep hole that is in the middle of Rainier Avenue," Renton police said.
Both northbound lanes in the 900 block of Rainier Avenue N have been shut down and traffic is being diverted on to the southbound the Renton Streets Department has been notified.
Crews said a detour was in place. As of Wednesday afternoon, there was no estimated time of reopening.
We'll update this article when more information becomes available.