Sinkhole repaired on Old McKenzie Hwy

Sinkhole repaired on Old McKenzie Hwy
McKenzie Highway 242 snakes through the lava fields with the Three Sisters in the background. (Gary Halvorson, Oregon State Archives)

BLUE RIVER, Ore. - A small sinkhole restricted travel on historic Old McKenzie Highway 242 to a single lane on Tuesday.

A flagger controlled travel in alternating directions until the hole between mileposts 69 and 70 is repaired. 

The sinkhole, measuring 4-feet wide, by 4-feet long, by 3-feet deep, has been filled by the evening Tuesday.