Sinkhole swallows backhoe in Montreal

A large sinkhole opened up in downtown Montreal on August 5, 2013. It swallowed up construction equipment and forced the shutdown of two major routes temporarily.

An aerial view of the sinkhole that opened up this morning on St-Catherine Street.

Sinkhole in Montreal

Twitter user SuzanneLepage1 posted this image of a sinkhole in Montreal at Sainte Catharine and Guy on August 5, 2013. The sinkhole swallowed up a front-end loader.