Thursday, February 16, 2017

Yikes!

This sinkhole opened up yesterday at the corner of Ridgewood and Meadowbrook.







27 comments:

Anonymous said...

A heart???

Anonymous said...

FUBAR!

Anonymous said...

Fortuitous for the city that the sinkhole didn't result in personal injury or a death.

Anonymous said...

What is the betting line on how long it will take the city to repair the sinkhole?

Anonymous said...

Fortuitous? Really? We know what it means, but who really uses that word when talking? And if you insist on using it, then why not say Fortuitous that no one was hurt or killed!
And it would have been quite ironic had it appeared on Tuesday (Valentine's Day) since it does look like a heart.

bill said...

Kingfish, do you ever get tired of being right all the time? You've been talking about Ridgewood falling apart for a long time.

Anonymous said...

Pic 3 is a massive cervix. Jackson officials are right. Not their fault. Aliens.

Daves not here said...

Chunk some dead body's in the hole good lord jackson has a few to spare!

Anonymous said...

Surprisingly/thankfully, they identified that it was imminent before the hole opened up. The corner has been blockaded for about a week.

Anonymous said...

The corner has been blockaded for about a week.

Bullshit. The corner wasn't "blockaded" yesterday. Not at all. There were only two plastic warning markers, one falling into the hole. Northbound Ridgewood traffic was still turning right onto Meadowbrook eastbound right over the opening sinkhole.

Coneheads said...

The road department for City of Jacktown is like management at DPS. The think if they lay down an orange cone, they are forever protected from liability.

In other words, as long as you offer minimal response, yet no followup, you won't be successfully sued.

Anonymous said...

Is it actually a geological sinkhole?

Anonymous said...

And this is one of the "better" parts of Jackson...

Anonymous said...

Kapooya! kapooya! size of a quarter dog-gone.

Anonymous said...

7:29, It was at one time one of the "better" parts of Jackson. Unfortunately, there are no better parts any more. The city has declined to a point that it is doubtful that it can be salvaged.

Anonymous said...

Is the city only repairing Ridgewood Road between County Line/Old Canton Road or the full rollercoaster all the way to Lakeland Drive?

Anonymous said...

@8:39 You cannot find small lot subdivision, not on a lake with price tags similar to the subdivision the hole is near anywhere else in the metro area. Know your facts before you continue your constant bashing of Jackson. You must wake up every morning thinking how fortunate you are to live outside of Jackson and be able to get on JJ and bash Jackson. Shortsighted and angry, IMHO.

Anonymous said...

Picture 4 looks like the inside of some type of structure. A manhole, an electrical underground space, a telephone area?? It does not look like normal underground washout.

Anonymous said...

My guess is that the first attempt at repairs will be made before Easter.
I am not saying what year.

Anonymous said...

This is fake news. The sink hole does not exist and, if it does, it's the fault of the liberal media. And probably the Democrats.

Million dollar properties said...

@8:39. Please check the MSL. There is a home for sale literally right down the street from the sinkhole listed for $4.5 million. You must be a dumbass or just a jealous person in a fake stucco home in a pasture

Anonymous said...



"Picture 4 looks like the inside of some type of structure. A manhole, an electrical underground space, a telephone area?? It does not look like normal underground washout."
February 17, 2017 at 11:26 AM

In the third, fourth, and fifth photos, I see strange lights and patterns down in that hole. So, I'm expecting an Alien Tripod to emerge from the newly-opened cavern, any minute.

Anonymous said...

A woefully outdated house where you could film a 1970s era period piece porn flick. Other than that the Hood house proves nothing and certainly not that Jackson is more robust than detractors claim.

Anonymous said...

1:48 What about checking MLS instead?

Anonymous said...

The city was already working on the " sinkhole" yesterday.

225 pm Try to keep up. Ride through the high end neighborhoods and use your eyes . The remodeling is pretty obvious. Maybe you should check building permits as well and be more objective in looking at MLS. Owners are remodeling and adding square footage and home values are increasing. No the speculators and flippers haven't moved on the houses that haven't been well maintained or lack curb appeal as yet. But, they will.

If you study urban renewal at all, you'll find the current patterns we are seeing in northeast Jackson are positive indicators. When was the last time you rode through Eastover's neighborhoods or CCJ as well as Woodland Hills or Fondren?

Noticed the construction at Maywood Mart and Highland Village? Noticed the activity? You might try counting the cars at the Renaissance during shopping hours and counting them at Highland Village and Maywood. Go in the restaurants during lunch.

Where do you think the doctors and staff working at the expanding hospitals want to locate? As far away from work as possible? You think the Meridian was built because there was no demand to be closer to med school and the hospitals.

Follow the money, honey. The rich are rich for a reason so do what they do before the ship sails.


Anonymous said...

Cars at Renaissance during shopping hours > Cars at Highland Village+Maywood during shopping hours

Anonymous said...

7:04. Good analysis but you'll never convince the ignorant. They just don't care or want to figure out what's going on. EVERY single home that is sold in Eastover gets remodeled, some minor but most are major. There are at least 5 going on right now with the smallest dropping at least $100,000. The others are anywhere from $200,000 to $500,000. Buyers with confidence and the will to back it up.

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