Large sinkhole appears on street in Bangor, Maine

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A 12 to 15-foot sinkhole that's 30 feet deep in the middle of Bangor's Hammond Street downtown.

Drivers are avoiding one big pot-hole on Hammond Street Tuesday

Public Works says a sinkhole developed overnight.

They say it's about 8 to 9 feet deep, 30 feet long, 15 feet wide and it's still growing.

No one was driving on the road when part of it collapsed around 1 A.M.

Public Works believes old infrastructure is to blame.

Public Works says to seek an alternate route going in and out of downtown.

Hammond Street will be shut down today while crews work to fix it.