KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Update Friday 11 a.m.
Knoxville city crews have completed repairs to Central Avenue Pike after a sinkhole opened up on Monday.
Central Avenue Pike was fully reopened in both directions early Friday morning.
A sinkhole has closed a section of Central Avenue Pike through traffic.
Crews are now currently working to fill the hole, repair the pike, and reopen it to traffic.
The work in the 5500 block of Central Avenue Pike is expected to continue into Wednesday.
For the time being, local residents and business employees and customers will be able to reach their destinations, and through-traffic vehicles are being detoured onto Pratt Road, Tower Drive and Cedar Lane.
Commuters are advised to avoid the area altogether if possible.