The Highways Agency have confirmed that he hole on the M2, in the central reservation between junctions 5 and 6, near Lynsted is approximately 15 feet in depth, not 50 feet (15 metres) as previously stated.
Their engineers are on site carrying out an investigation and this includes the cause of the hole.
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