Part of Highway 51 shutdown after road collapse

Part of Highway 51 shutdown after road collapse
Highway 51 collapse

MILLINGTON, Tenn. (WMC) - A part of Highway 51 is shut down after part of the road collapsed.

Officials say a 12 foot sinkhole opened in the road Friday night after a pipe burst.

Northbound traffic on Highway 51 near Wortham is impacted as TDOT works to repair the roadway.

Southbound traffic is still moving.

Police hope the road fix within a few hours.

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