CALGARY (660 NEWS) – A water main break led to a giant sinkhole on a busy roadway in southwest Calgary.
The massive hole was discovered Wednesday morning in the westbound lanes of Southland drive between Elbow Drive and 14 St. SW.
Police say at least two vehicles have gotten stuck in the crater.
Heavy equipment and more city crew members have arrived. The foreman is here too. They're about to get started on repairing the sinkhole. There's a possibility repaira won't be finished until tomorrow. Water main break caused the hole. #yyc #Calgary @660NEWS pic.twitter.com/unrZLDYDDJ
— Saif Kaisar (@StaySaif) August 5, 2020
City crews have already moved into to start repairing the sinkhole which could take a day or two to complete.
Drivers are asked to take alternate routes such as Anderson road and Heritage drive get around the road closures.