Parks Canada officials confirmed on Saturday afternoon that all east and westbound lanes on Highway 1 have been fully reopened after a sinkhole caused temporary detours earlier on Thursday.

On Thursday afternoon, the seven-metre long and two-metre wide sinkhole formed on the TransCanada Highway 1. The sinkhole had forced eastbound highway traffic to be detoured at Norquay Road into [Banff] town, left at Railway Avenue, down Elk Street to Banff Avenue and north back to the Highway.

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