A large sinkhole has opened along the main Madina-Tetteh Quarshie road at Okponglo in Accra.
It is said to have affected traffic on the stretch.
The development has forced the closure of a section of the road from Okponglo towards East Legon.
Some volunteers were spotted on Tuesday morning directing traffic on the road to minimize congestion on that stretch due to the development.
Sinkholes, unlike potholes on Ghana’s roads, are not a common occurrence.
According to residents of the area, they suspect the incident is as a result of a burst pipe beneath the surface the road which had flowing freely for the past few days.
A team from the Ghana Water Company Limited were on site assessing the damage.
They however urged residents to exercise restraint since the area could be experience interrupted water supply during their repair works.
Officials of the Urban Roads Department later came on site site said the area area will be cordoned off at 10:00pm to allow for immediate repair works.