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Saturday, December 3, 2022

Sinkhole on Baseline Road near Maricamp Road closes southbound lanes

A sinkhole opened up on Baseline Road (State Road 35) just south of Maricamp Road on Friday shortly before 12 p.m.

The sinkhole is located in the center of the two southbound lanes, and traffic in the area is being re-routed.

Both southbound lanes of Baseline Road near the intersection of Maricamp Road are closed until further notice. Drivers will need to use an alternate route to travel south from SE Maricamp Road.

The Florida Department of Transportation, Marion County Roads Department, and the Florida Highway Patrol are on the scene, and crews have been deployed to address the situation.