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Giant sinkhole opens

A giant sinkhole opened up at a busy Lower Mainland intersection.

A water main break in Coquitlam Tuesday night created a massive 25-foot sinkhole that crews worked to repair Wednesday.

Some said that when the flooding was at its worst, cars in a nearby parkade were floating.

Coquitlam Mayor Richard Stewart told CTV News the city is investigating what caused the break.

"They've got the pipe in the back of the truck and they'll be analyzing it to determine what happened," he said.

"There are settlement issues and aging infrastructure across the Lower Mainland well across Canada. We certainly need to examine how we continue to upgrade our infrastructure as best we can."

– with files from CTV Vancouver



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