Islip looks for trouble spots after sinkholes

The town of Islip is trying to identify trouble spots to make sure more sinkholes don't open up in the wake of this week’s flooding.

Islip is trying to identify trouble spots to

Islip is trying to identify trouble spots to make sure more sinkholes don't open up in the wake of this week’s flooding. (Credit: News 12 Long Island)

BAY SHORE - The town of Islip is trying to identify trouble spots to make sure more sinkholes don't open up in the wake of this week’s flooding.

A number of sinkholes have already been identified, and Department of Public Works crews are assessing the damage and safety of the roadways.

Crews identified 15 sinkholes yesterday throughout the town of Islip.

Residents who need help with the cleanup process or who have concerns about roads are asked to call the Office of Emergency Management at (631) 595-3595.

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