TRAFFIC ALERT: Sinkhole closes section of McLean Blvd.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A sinkhole has closed a section of McLean Boulevard in Midtown Memphis.

McLean is closed between Poplar Avenue and Overton Park Avenue after the hole opened while crews were doing excavation work.

The City of Memphis posted the traffic alert to Twitter Thursday afternoon.

Crews hope to have the road back open by Friday evening.