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.
Please use caution and take an alternate route to avoid delays: Two lanes of northbound El Camino Real just south of Fire Mountain Drive will be closed while a team investigates and performs emergency repairs on a 2.5' sinkhole. The outside northbound lane remains open. pic.twitter.com/T9N8TrGiQg— City of Oceanside (@CityofOceanside) October 2, 2023
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.