A sinkhole has shut down an intersection in San Francisco’s Richmond District this evening, a public utilities spokesman said.


Large sinkhole opens up at Lake and 2nd Avenue during Monday commute [Richmond SF]

Police and fire crews have re-routed traffic around the intersection of Lake Street and Second Avenue where the sinkhole was reported, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission spokesman Tyrone Jue said.

It is believed that the sinkhole was caused by an old 21-inch sewer line failure.

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