Stephen Ellison

Sinkhole Halts Traffic on Highway 101 in South San Francisco


A sinkhole opened up on southbound Highway 101 in South San Francisco on Tuesday afternoon, causing a huge backup on the busy Peninsula artery, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The sinkhole was in the No. 4 lane on southbound 101 south of Grand Avenue. The two right lanes were closed, and Caltrans engineers were called to the scene, the CHP said.

No further details were available.

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