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Latest Weapon Against Sinkholes: Super Foam

Workers resorted to an unusual brew of concrete and expandable foam when plugging sinkholes in Plant City and North Tampa ...

May 06, 2009

Workers resorted to an unusual brew of concrete and expandable foam when plugging sinkholes in Plant City and North Tampa on Bearss Road last month.

That same goopy mix, a kind of test recipe that could get wider use around the state in coming years, is almost sure to be called upon again as Florida enters the sinkhole season.

This is the time of year, as dry May gives way to rainy June, when engineers and geologists get uneasy knowing sinkholes can appear under roads and buildings at any moment. Read more...

--Tampa Bay Online

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