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Ontario, Canada. May 31st, 2013.

Dryden residents are seeing some traffic disruptions this morning, following a sinkhole forming underneath the underpass. Blake Poole is the manager of public works, and he says they’re working to repair the issue, while addressing some other repairs. “Under the … Continue reading

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Ottawa, Canada. 18th September, 2012.

An Ottawa driver escaped with only minor injuries after his vehicle fell into a sinkhole on Highway 174, near the Jeanne D’Arc exit. Ottawa fire department spokesman Marc Messier said the driver of the vehicle “crawled out on his own” … Continue reading

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East Vancouver, Canada. August 4th, 2011.

Aaron Hendrickson, a Clark County maintenance specialist, watches over a sinkhole while waiting for gravel to be delivered Thursday on Northeast 165th Avenue near 80th Street. The sinkhole, which was caused by a collapsed drainage pipe under the street, left … Continue reading

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Montreal, Canada. August 3rd, 2011.

Crews fix a broken sewer that created a massive sinkhole at the corner of Ontario and Plessis Streets. in east-central Montreal on Wednesday. The sewer was laid in 1889.  

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Carman, Manitoba, Canada. July 26th, 2011.

This was more than just a regular pothole. Town of Carman work crews were called out to 2nd Ave SE near the corner of First Street SE after receiving a call about a large sinkhole approximately six feet by five … Continue reading

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

  A piece of Highway 148 near Luskville is now a canyon 55 feet deep, a victim of Friday‚Äôs 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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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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