Work begins to create 3D image of sinkhole - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Work begins to create 3D image of sinkhole

Source: Assumption Parish Source: Assumption Parish
BAYOU CORNE, LA (WAFB) -

Crews are scheduled to begin work to develop a three-dimensional image of the massive sinkhole in southeast Louisiana.

Workers will use a "thumper truck" to send vibrations underground.

They will then take the data from this technique and other technology to create a 3D picture of the sinkhole and nearby salt cavern.

Louisiana officials authorized the process last week in place of drilling more observation wells.

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