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Sinkhole Closes Intersection In San Francisco’s Richmond District

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A sinkhole formed at the intersection of Lake Street and Second Avenue in San Francisco's Richmond District on May 6, 2013. (CBS)

A sinkhole formed at the intersection of Lake Street and Second Avenue in San Francisco’s Richmond District on May 6, 2013. (CBS)

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SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A sinkhole has shut down an intersection in San Francisco’s Richmond District Monday evening, a public utilities spokesman said.

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.

(Copyright 2013 by CBS San Francisco and Bay City News Service. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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