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Sinkhole closes portion of Eglinton Ave. E. near Mt. Pleasant Rd.

Part of Eglinton closed after sinkhole opens in midtown Toronto
WATCH ABOVE: Aerial footage shows the aftermath of a water main break near the Mt. Pleasant and Eglinton intersection in Toronto.

A large sinkhole that developed as a result of a water main break in midtown Toronto has closed a portion of Eglinton Avenue East on Tuesday.

The water main break happened overnight near Mt. Pleasant Road just east of Yonge Street.

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Toronto police said Eglinton is closed in both directions between Mt. Pleasant and Taunton Road.

The Toronto Transit Commission said a number of buses have been rerouted for the morning rush hour.

There’s no timeline when the road repairs will be complete.

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