Sinkhole repairs complete, I-265 reopens in Floyd County

Sinkhole repairs complete, I-265 reopens in Floyd County
The issue was reported in the eastbound lanes of I-265 near the 5 mile marker shortly after midnight.

FLOYD COUNTY, Ind. (WAVE) – A sinkhole closed a portion of Interstate 265 in Floyd County.

A sinkhole in the eastbound lanes of I-265 closed the interstate starting just after midnight Wednesday. (Source: WAVE 3 News)
A sinkhole in the eastbound lanes of I-265 closed the interstate starting just after midnight Wednesday. (Source: WAVE 3 News)

The issue was reported in the eastbound lanes of I-265 near the 5 mile marker shortly after midnight.

Traffic was shut down in the area to allow road crews to repair the hole.

The Indiana Department of Transportation reopened the road by 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Road crews closed the westbound lanes of I-265 around 6 p.m. to inspect the roadway and make sure the sinkhole did not extend across those lanes. Those lanes are back open, as well.

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