Sports CN Tower Closed After Chunks of Ice Fall, Blue Jays May Postpone Game

00:25  17 april  2018
00:25  17 april  2018 Source:   Sports Illustrated

Blue Jays-Royals game postponed after falling ice damages stadium roof

  Blue Jays-Royals game postponed after falling ice damages stadium roof Not even the Toronto Blue Jays and their domed stadium are immune to a severe mid-April storm that led to a rash of postponed games across Major League Baseball over the last couple days. The Blue Jays were forced to postpone Monday's game against the Kansas City Royals after a chunk of ice fell from the CN Tower and damaged the Rogers Centre's retractable roof, causing water to leak onto the field.

After an ice storm, ice from a TV tower strikes buildings and a number of vehicles that were parked beneath the tower . Good thing no one got hurt.

There were also reports that chunks of ice fell from the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on Front Street. According to Const. "However, following extreme weather patterns, many tall buildings in Toronto, including the CN Tower , may face challenges with snow formation on upper vertical surfaces

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The entrance to the Rogers Centre is closed after reports of chunks of ice falling off the nearby CN Tower, The Star reported Monday.

The Star also reported that the Rogers Centre, home of the Toronto Blue Jays, suffered a hole in the roof over right field and that snow is now on the field.

Sidewalks are still open, but Const. Allyson Douglas-Cook said they were “dispatching quite a few units to close the area down,”

CN Tower closed for 5th consecutive day due to risk of falling ice

  CN Tower closed for 5th consecutive day due to risk of falling ice Officials said inspectors will be examining the structure throughout the day and updates will be provided when they become available. VIDEO: Ice falling from CN tower causes damage to Rogers Centre and surrounding buildings

Yesterday we visited the aquarium and CN Tower , both right by the stadium where the Blue Jays game was going on and within a couple blocks of where we are staying. « May . Jul ».

Falling ice closes Gardiner Police closed the Gardiner Expressway in both directions during this morning's rush hour after baseball-sized chunks of ice began falling from the CN Tower . The roadway was shut down from Yonge St. to Spadina Ave. at 8 a.m

Two of Toronto's past three games at Cleveland were postponed due to weather and the Jays returned to their home stadium figuring the roof would serve as protection from the brutal spring storm. But, even in their climate-controlled stadium, the Jays couldn't escape nature's elements and will assess their options for Monday night's game against the Kansas City Royals.

Weather has been an issue across Major League Baseball this season, especially in the past week. In addition to Toronto's matchup against Cleveland, the Angels, Royals, Tigers, Yankees, Cubs, Braves, White Sox and Twins all had games postponed on Sunday alone.

Report: Blue Jays-Royals in jeopardy after ice falls from CN Tower onto Rogers Centre .
Monday's series opener between the Toronto Blue Jays and Kansas City Royals appears to be in jeopardy after ice reportedly fell from the CN Tower onto Rogers Centre, according to Pete Grahoff of the Kansas City Star. On Monday morning, the Blue Jays announced they were working with CN Tower staff and the Toronto Police Service to assess the conditions around Rogers Centre and determine whether the game can be played. They're expected to provide an update shortly.All afternoon the wind has been blowing heavy snow and ice off the roof of the @RogersCentre and it comes crashing down loudly.

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