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Published on October 02, 2023
Sinkhole Snarls Traffic in Oceanside, Two Lanes on El Camino Real Shut for Emergency RepairsSource: City of Oceanside

This morning, the City of Oceanside advised residents to take alternate routes as two lanes of northbound El Camino Real just south of Fire Mountain Drive were closed.

These unexpected lane closures were prompted to fix a 2.5' sinkhole, according to the City of Oceanside report

Two northbound lanes' closure showcases the gravity of the current situation as crews try to repair the sinkhole rapidly. Residents were reminded by the City of Oceanside that the outside northbound lane is still open while urging locals to follow traffic rules carefully for everyone's safety.

Given unexpected closures, residents should anticipate possible delays. Considering alternate routes is suggested to avoid potential traffic setbacks.