Sinkhole closes Eastbourne road

Sinkhole closes Eastbourne road SUS-170108-131318001
Sinkhole closes Eastbourne road SUS-170108-131318001

A sinkhole has forced the closure of a busy road in Eastbourne town centre.

Contractors at East Sussex Highways have closed a large section of Mark Lane while engineers are called in to assess the damage.

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Passers-by say the hole is about a foot wide and looks deep.

The road links Cornfield Road and Gildredge Road and is currently closed to traffic.