Tag Archives: huge sinkhole

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

Posted in Pictures | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Pictures, Structure v Sinkhole | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Anderson Township, Ohio. June 22nd, 2011.

A GIGANTIC sinkhole, made far worse by yesterday’s torrential rain disrupts an Anderson business. Plants by Wolfangel has suffered major disruption to business.

Posted in Pictures, Top Ten Sinkholes | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

London, Ontario Canada. June 12th 2011.

A stretch of Richmond St. has been closed due to a large sinkhole in the intersection of Richmond and Oxford streets. Richmond St. between Piccadilly and Oxford St. is closed in both directions after a manhole caved in Saturday night. … Continue reading

Posted in Pictures, Vehicle v Sinkhole | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Myers Park, North Carolina. June 10th, 2011.

The sinkhole in Myers Park is still causing traffic problems as crews have not been able to fix the problem. Although conditions on Runnymede Lane near Selwyn Avenue have improved, traffic is still down to one lane for each direction of … Continue reading

Posted in Pictures | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Saskatoon, Canada. May 30th, 2011.

Motorists in west Saskatoon are steering clear of a sinkhole big enough to swallow a small car. The hole was caused by a water main break, at the intersection of Massey Drive and Confederation Drive. It measures about 2.5 metres … Continue reading

Posted in Pictures | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Changchun, Jilin Province, China. May 29th, 2011.

Although technically a bridge failure, I think it’s worthy of note. The media in China is describing it as a sinkhole. Thanks again, for an excellent Chinese sinkhole v vehicle item… The bridge collapsed in the early hours of Sunday … Continue reading

Posted in Pictures, Top Ten Sinkholes, Vehicle v Sinkhole | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Cairo, Illinois. May 25th, 2011.

Commercial Avenue and sections of Martin Luther King Jr. Street are among the most heavily damaged blocks. The 400 block of 14th Street is closed as a sinkhole covers the entire width of the street. The same is true at … Continue reading

Posted in Pictures | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Jersey City, New Jersey. May 12th, 2011.

A large sinkhole in Jersey City’s Greenville Section has resulted in electric, gas and water service to be suspended for a number of residence, and a roughly six-block area has been closed to traffic, officials said. The sinkhole, which is about 30 … Continue reading

Posted in Pictures | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Memphis, Tennessee. April 27th, 2011.

At 5:00 am Wednesday, 45-year old Marsha Newsom of Holly Springs made her daily commute to work. She traveled from Byhalia on Highway 309 but came to a screeching halt. As her daughter, Moneesa Harris, told us by phone- that’s … Continue reading

Posted in Pictures, Vehicle v Sinkhole | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment