Lawsuit filed in Georgetown sinkhole

A lawsuit has been filed in connection with a sinkhole that damaged buildings in Georgetown in November 2011.

The suit was filed Tuesday by Tony and Debbie Jordan, who owned the retail building that collapsed into the sinkhole.

South Carolina Department of Transportation, Davis and Floyd Engineering, S&ME Incorporated, and Republic Contracting are defendants in the suit.

The Jordan's claim the Department of Transportation's dewatering work for a flood control project caused the sinkhole. Http://