Sinkhole had collapsed within National Corvette Museum

Posted on 12 February 2014 by Tony Santos

National Corvette Museum Sinkhole

Breaking news from the National Corvette Museum as a sinkhole collapses within the Skydome area, luckily there’s no people around the area during the incident. The Bowling Green Fire Department arrived on the scene to secure the estimated 40 feet across and 25-30 feet deep sink hole. And with this diameter and depth it has massively digest 8 Corvettes with specific details if you’ll hit the virtual jump.

According to National Corvette Museum, the cars that were affected are the following

  • 1993 ZR-1 Spyder on loan from General Motors
  • 2009 ZR1 “Blue Devil” on loan from General Motors

National Corvette Museum owned:

  • 1962 Black Corvette
  • 1984 PPG Pace Car
  • 1992 White 1 Millionth Corvette
  • 1993 Ruby Red 40th Anniversary Corvette
  • 2001 Mallett Hammer Z06 Corvette
  • 2009 White 1.5 Millionth Corvette

The Skydome area is a separate structure from the main Museum and a structural engineer is now on-site to do the necessary damage and stability assessment in the affected area. Prior to this incident, the National Corvette Museum will be closed to public for the day but the Skydome needs to be repaired before its reopening.

Source: National Corvette Museum (Image Credit)

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