SAN ANTONIO – Updated Friday at 12:20 p.m.:
Crews repairing a sinkhole along New Sulphur Springs Road on the city’s East Side are expected to finish by 5 p.m. Friday, officials said.
Crews from Public Works have continued overnight work to cover a sinkhole caused by a collapsed storm drain in east Bexar County.
Around 9:30 p.m. on Thursday night, a sinkhole formed on a stretch of road in the 5800 block of New Sulphur Springs Road.
The sinkhole was caused by a collapsed storm pipe.
🚧New Sulphur Springs Road is closed just east of Jasper Hollow due to a sink hole. The sink hole was caused by a collapsed storm pipe. Crews are on site and will be working through the night to fix the damage with the goal of reopening the road by 5pm Friday. pic.twitter.com/CbdeKgzKRG— San Antonio Public Works 👷♀️👷 (@SAPublicWorks) August 10, 2023
New Sulphur Springs Road is closed just east of Jasper Hollow to allow crews space to clear the roads.
According to Public Works, the goal is to reopen the roads by 5 p.m. on Friday.
No injuries or wrecks were reported.
Signage is in place to help facilitate detours for drivers.