VIDEO: Expanding sinkhole closes NB I-5 in San Joaquin County near Tracy


SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY (KRON) — A massive sinkhole has shut down all lanes of northbound Interstate 5 in San Joaquin County on Tuesday.

Crews were making repairs to the road on Tuesday morning when they discovered a sinkhole about 1 foot in diameter.

By the evening, the sinkhole has grown and stretches across one lane, half of another lane, and some of the shoulder.

Traffic is being diverted onto northbound Highway 33 and back onto Northbound I-5.

The closure is estimated to last until sometime Thursday afternoon.

Stay with KRON for updates on this breaking news story.

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