TxDOT, SAWS repairing sinkhole that opened up on Southwest Side road

Drivers are asked to take an alternate route

Crews with the Texas Department of Transportation and San Antonio Water System are working to repair a Southwest Side street due to a sinkhole.

SAN ANTONIO – Crews with the Texas Department of Transportation and San Antonio Water System are working to repair a Southwest Side street due to a sinkhole.

The sinkhole is located on Old Pearsall Road between Loop 1604 and Loop 410, just before Medio Creek.

Sinkhole view from Sky 12 (KSAT)

TxDOT says their maintenance crews made the discovery Tuesday night.

Emergency road closures are expected to stay in place until investigations and repairs have finished. Drivers are asked to take an alternate route.

At this time it is unclear what caused the sinkhole.

Sinkhole view from Sky 12 (KSAT)

About the Authors:

Jonathan Cotto is a reporter for KSAT’s Good Morning San Antonio. He’s a bilingual award-winning news reporter and he joined KSAT in 2021. Before coming to San Antonio, Cotto was reporting along the U.S.-Mexico border in South Texas. He’s a veteran of the United States Navy.

Rebecca Salinas joined KSAT in the fall of 2019. Her skills include content management, engagement and reporting.