EN IMAGES | A pothole we can get our legs in

A gaping hole in the middle of the street in the Little Burgundy district of Montreal forced the intervention of the authorities this weekend.

Zackarya Oumamass, behind the Instagram account “Zackeur_TV” and identified on the social network as a comedian, was first part of it in a short video which caused many Internet users to react.

“I was walking quietly down the street in my neighborhood, and presto, look what I come across. A goat’s nest! says the young man, jokingly, to the camera.

The cavity, located at the intersection of rue Delisle and boulevard Georges-Vanier, is so massive that Mr. Oumamass was able to insert half of his body into it.

The depth of the hole is up to 3 feet.

Photo QMI Agency, Mario Beauregard

The depth of the hole is up to 3 feet.

According to the observations of a photographer from the QMI Agency, the depth of the hole is up to 3 feet.

The City of Montreal said it received a report to this effect Friday evening around 5 p.m.

“The Sud-Ouest borough immediately sent its teams to secure the place, prohibit parking on both sides as well as the passage of vehicles above the sector in question,” reported publicist Gabrielle Fontaine-Giroux. , yesterday.

The Arrondissement du Sud-Ouest placed cones and spread orange paint around the pothole to ensure the safety of citizens before possibly proceeding with the repair of the roadway.

Photo QMI Agency, Mario Beauregard

The Arrondissement du Sud-Ouest placed cones and spread orange paint around the pothole to ensure the safety of citizens before possibly proceeding with the repair of the roadway.

Cones were placed on the ground and orange paint was spread.

Efforts will be made “from the beginning of the week to repair the roadway”, assures Ms. Fontaine-Giroux.

The borough’s aqueduct teams are already preparing to quickly carry out an intervention.

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