Torrential rains have caused a section of California’s Pacific Coast Highway to be closed indefinitely.
According to the California Department of Transportation, a sinkhole on
Highway 1 near Devil’s Slide, located between Pacifica and Montara, forced the
closure of the roadway Sunday, April 2.
Inspectors believe heavy rains, which have fallen steadily for more
than a month in the region, created mudslides beneath the highway, which are
probably causing the sinkhole, the San
Francisco Chronicle reported.
Caltrans officials did not specify when or if the roadway would be
repaired, but advised motorists traveling through the area to find an alternate