Engineers were joined on site by the emergency services including Kent Fire & Rescue Service. Cameras have been and will continue to be used to investigate the extent and nature of the hole.
The site was closely monitored overnight, whilst equipment and materials are being organised and deployed to site ready for our contractors to start work as soon as it is safe to do so. A clearly signed diversion is in place via the A249, the M20, the A20, the A252, and the A251.
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