Monthly Archives: June 2011

Luskville, Quebec, Canada. June 27th, 2011.

  A piece of Highway 148 near Luskville is now a canyon 55 feet deep, a victim of Friday’s heavy rains. Remarkably, the family living next to the giant gap owns a construction company with expertise in exactly the type … Continue reading

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Leesburg, Florida. June 27th, 2011.

  New July 21st pictures, showing the continuing structure collapse:     June 27th pictures:   A sinkhole devoured a chunk of a commercial building and a sliver of a residential street near the city’s downtown today, forcing officials to … Continue reading

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Chetwynd, Canada. June 26th, 2011.

Truck vs sinkhole. Heavy rain has caused flooding and several sinkholes to form around the community, and the south access road is closed for repairs to the main water line for the community. Crews are still working to clear debris … Continue reading

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Inskip Point, Queensland, Australia. June 26th, 2011.

A sinkhole up to 100m long and 50m deep has opened up on a south-east Queensland beach. The hole appeared at Inskip Point, Rainbow Beach, on Saturday night and continued to grow yesterday. It is estimated to be up to … Continue reading

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New Orleans, Louisiana. June 24th, 2011.

It has become the photo opportunity for passing drivers: a sinkhole in Webster Street. They pull out their cell phones, take pictures of it. They’ve been trying to get the Sewerage & Water Board to fill this thing in for … Continue reading

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Lake Stevens, Washington. June 24th, 2011.

A small sinkhole has closed the eastbound lanes of Highway 204 in Lake Stevens, state transportation officials report. The sinkhole, which appeared Friday at the Highway 204 intersection with 81st Avenue SE, apparently was caused by an inactive sewer line … Continue reading

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New Tazwell, Tennessee. June 23rd, 2011.

An old building in New Tazewell is set to be demolished after a sinkhole opened up underneath it. On Monday, officials noticed cracks forming on the side of the building on First Street. It sits next to the city hall and … Continue reading

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