Sinkhole causes headache in south Edmonton neighbourhood

Epcor crews repair sink hole in Edmonton's Bonnie Doon neighbourhood, Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020. Julien Fournier, Global News

Epcor crews were working to fill a sinkhole Saturday on a residential street in the Bonnie Doon neighbourhood.

The sinkhole developed Friday afternoon at 90 Avenue and 89 Street following a water main break.

Epcor crews determined a small leak to a service line at a nearby home caused the damage.

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Epcor is working to repair a sink hole at 90 Avenue and 89 Street, Aug. 22, 2020. Julian Fournier, Global News

Crews were able to repair the leak Friday night.

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They were also assessing whether a nearby sewer line was damaged.

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Epcor said it expects to take a few days to repair the hole.

Residents are being asked to avoid the area.

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