A pothole we can get our legs in

A pothole we can get our legs in


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

Zackarya Oumamass, behind the “Zackeur_TV” Instagram account and identified on the social network as a comedian, first shared it in a short video that made many Internet users react.

“I was walking quietly in 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 away.

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

Rapid intervention

< p>The City of Montreal has indicated that 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 Borough of 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 have been placed on the ground and orange paint has been spread there. 

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 proceed quickly with an intervention. 

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