The recent rain has caused some road issues in Polk County.

The Polk County Sheriff's Department confirmed that a large sinkhole opened up on Upper River Road just past Hitch Drive. That road is closed until further notice.

 
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Benton Springs Road headed towards Chilhowee Mountain is also closed due. The sheriff's office said it is completely washed out.

No one was injured in either incident.

This is a developing story. We will keep you updated as we learn more.