Sinkhole on on-ramp in Port Coquitlam causes traffic delays
A sinkhole on an on-ramp to the Mary Hill Bypass in Coquitlam formed last night and is causing some traffic delays. According to the City of Coquitlam, it’s due to a water main break.
Use Coast Meridian overpass to get onto #MaryHillBypass from #LougheedHwy. Eastbnd exit closed until repairs done to watermain break.
— City of PoCo (@CityofPoCo) November 16, 2015
Global is saying the sinkhole is 1.5 metres deep and it’s affecting Eastbound traffic.
Here’s what the sinkhole looked like last night when @CityofPoCo city crews arrived. Burst watermain. Cause unknown pic.twitter.com/8JVI4UIzhj
— Nafeesa Karim (@nafeesakarim) November 16, 2015
Nasty sinkhole in Port Coquitlam. Onramp to Mary Hill Bypass from Lougheed Hwy EB near Pitt River Bridge is CLOSED pic.twitter.com/j2hF5gy5WC — Nafeesa Karim (@nafeesakarim) November 16, 2015
This sinkhole comes in the wake of one that formed in Burnaby last Friday, causing an SFU bus to get stuck.