FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Joyce Masterson, 760-839-4621
Escondido city officials are advising motorists to avoid North Broadway near Escondido High School (1535 N. Broadway) due to emergency road repairs caused by a sinkhole in the center of the road. Travel lanes will be reduced to just one lane both northbound and southbound. The repairs are expected to take 2-3 days.
The sinkhole was discovered by Escondido Water Division personnel late yesterday and metal plates were installed until repairs could begin. It is approximately 5 feet wide by 8 feet deep and was caused by a collapsed storm drain that runs under the road.