Residents of Christian Street in Scottsville got more than they bargained for when construction for a new sewer line went wrong.
When crews hit a crevice it created a 22 foot hole, and now one resident is concerned for her safety.
"It's not safe I have a grandchild and there are children around here and who's to say anyone would not fall in that hole,"says Jamie Perretta, a resident of Christian Street.
This hole has made everyday task such as using her driveway and getting her mail difficult.
"Were dealing with the mud now because of the rain. Our neighbors have to come through our lawn and we have to go through theirs,"says Perretta.
And until this morning the hole that measured more than a 2 story building was not roped off.
"I've been patient for the past three weeks living with this big hole."
The mayor of Scottsville says he met with a construction company and Geo-Tech to come up with a plan.
"The contractors that are doing this work is very familiar in working with warren county and the caves, so it took me a few days to get the head contractor here,"says Mayor Rob Cline of Scottsville.
Cline estimates the entire sewer line project will cost up to 700 thousand dollars.
"We'll fill it up this afternoon and he will dig it out Monday and start all over again on Monday with the supplies Geo-Tech has recommended for fixing this,"says Cline
And Perretta is hoping what she calls the cavern will no longer be a safety issue.
"It's turned into a major cavern that's in my road in front of my driveway and i just want them to fix it."
"I know right now it's a mess but we'll work with them and before I sign off on it these people can let me know what needs to be done to their yards,"says Cline.
Cline says the entire project should be done in November.
He apologizes to the residents of Christian Street.
As of this evening the hole is now filled with gravel.
The construction will also include a new sewer pipeline as well as a new, safe road.