A sinkhole has shut down two lanes on Crowchild Trail, traffic severely impacted

Jul 20 2018, 3:46 pm

The City of Calgary is warning Calgary commuters of potential traffic for anyone attempting to use Crowchild Trail.

According to a tweet from YYC Transportation, the City’s transportation news account, a sinkhole has caused the closure of two southbound lanes of Crowchild Trail just south of 26th Avenue.

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Traffic on Crowchild Trail (Apple Maps)

The City put out the warning at around 9 pm Thursday night, and the lanes will remain closed to road-users throughout this morning’s commute.

Significant traffic impacts are expected, and the City encourages drivers to simply avoid the area by using alternative routes.

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