LRT tunneling not resumed one month after Rideau sinkhole - Ottawa - CBC News

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By Joanne Chianello, CBC News Ottawa, July 8, 2016

One month after a watermain break caused a massive sinkhole on Rideau Street, work on the last 50 metres of the downtown light rail tunnel remains at a standstill.

And there is no word when it will restart.The digging beneath Rideau Street, just east of Sussex Drive, came to halt on June 8 when the tunnel flooded following the watermain collapse.

It took city workers 90 minutes to turn off the valves, during which time water poured into the tunnel. After the deluge, water stood at least two metres deep in some areas.