Piper Cross Road in West Springfield reopened after sinkhole

Sinkhole near 25 Piper Cross Road

WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – West Springfield DPW and Columbia Gas determined what caused a sinkhole on Piper Cross Road Friday.

The road has reopened, but was down to one lane in the area of the sinkhole, and no sections were blocked off.

West Springfield Police Sgt Michael Reed told 22News the sinkhole was in the area of 25 Piper Cross Road, and was approximately 8 feet wide and a couple feet deep. Reed said then, that it was unclear if it was a gas or water-related issue.