I-89 Northbound Reopened Tuesday Morning After Sinkhole Closes Highway at Exit 1

  • Courtesy Vermont State Police A sinkhole appeared on Monday on Interstate 89 northbound in Hartford.

Monday, July 03, 2017

UPDATE: The road has been reopened as of Tuesday morning, according to Vermont State Police.

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Hartford — Vermont State Police have closed Interstate 89 northbound at Exit 1, diverting traffic onto Route 4 in Quechee.

The closing is due to a "large sinkhole," Hartford emergency officials wrote on Facebook.

A state trooper’s cruiser blocked both travel lanes and cones lined the roadway around 6:15 p.m.

No further information was immediately available.