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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Philadelphia Water Department is now promising to fast track the fix of a sinkhole that’s been sitting idle for months.

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This gaping hole at Fairmount Avenue and North 48th Street opened up in February when a water main broke.

sinkhole1 Crews To Fast Track Fix Of Sinkhole In West Philadelphia Sitting Idle For Months

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Some repairs were made then.

However, there’s still more work to do and the water department says it hopes to have it all cleaned up in a matter of days.

Before the streets department can repair the hole a new fire hydrant must be installed.

We’re told that will happen Friday.

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