SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — One lane of the northbound I-280 off-ramp at 6th Street in San Francisco has been closed Thursday afternoon as crews repair a sinkhole, according to CHP.
The San Francisco CHP Twitter account posted photos of the sinkhole at 3:15 p.m. Thursday, initially stating that the entire off-ramp had been shut down. The sinkhole appeared in the far left lane near the bottom of the elevated ramp coming off the freeway at 6th Street.READ MORE: Former Sebastopol Mayor Appears In Court After Arrest For Alleged Child Sexual Assault
***TRAFFIC ADVISORY ALERT***
I-280 n/b @ 6th Street off-ramp will be closed due to large sink hole near bottom of elevated off-ramp.
Caltrans crews enroute and unknown ETO. pic.twitter.com/soe9XnYddXREAD MORE: COVID Vaccine: San Francisco Opens Eligibility to All Residents Age 16 and Up
— CHP San Francisco (@CHPSanFrancisco) February 25, 2021
A short time later, CHP announced that the #1 lane of the off-ramp would remain closed for an unknown amount of time as Caltrans crews made repairs.
The #2 and #3 lanes will remain open. Traffic maps indicate that the lane closure is causing a back-up for drivers arriving in San Francisco.MORE NEWS: UPDATE: Paul Flores, Suspect In Cal Poly Student Kristin Smart's 1996 Disappearance Arrested
Drivers should anticipate delays getting off of I-280 at that exit. CHP officials said they would provide updates accordingly.