DETROIT (WWJ) — Motorists be warned — a giant sinkhole has appeared on a Detroit road on Monday afternoon.

The opening is located at the intersection of Chene St. and Medbury St. just south of the GM Detroit-Hamtramk Assembly Plant on Detroit’s northeast side.

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Curtrise Garner with the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department told WWJ Newsradio 950 about what caused the road to fall.

“We have an 8-inch water main break and there was also sewer damage as well, which is what caused the cave-in,” Garner said. “We did here about this through and email. A resident told us about this sinkhole and we responded probably within about 45 minutes.”

Because of the size of the break, Garner said that the repair should take a few days. Barricades have been set up in the area so traffic wont be able to get through.

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Know before you go: Keep it tuned to WWJ Newsradio 950 for the latest forecast during traffic and weather, every 10 minutes on the 8s.