Ottawa: St. Joseph Boulevard Closed After Sinkhole Opens Up

By Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
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Zachary Stieber covers U.S. and world news. He is based in Maryland.
October 7, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

St. Joseph Boulevard is closed on Monday after a sinkhole appeared following a water main break.

The boulevard is closed between St. Pierre and Gabriel streets in both directions, Ottawa Police said via Twitter. 

Ottawa Public Health told CBC that drinking water was not compromised.

Traffic is being re-routed, and the city is on the scene assessing. 

The detour is Gabriel Street to Rocque Street to Maisonneuve Street.

Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber covers U.S. and world news. He is based in Maryland.