Drivers need to take precautions when heading into the area around Sardis Church Road. A sinkhole opened up Monday night near the intersection of Ellisboro and Sardis Church roads in the Madison area. Officials estimate it’s between four feet wide and seven feet deep.
Ellisboro Roadis passable in both lanes, according to Rockingham Emergency Management officials.Sardis Church Roadis down to one lane. The sinkhole is in the westbound lane, so only the eastbound lane will be open throughout the night and into the morning hours.
Officials said if they see any signs the sinkhole is getting bigger, they will shut down the other lane