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Ruptured water main causes sinkhole

January 10, 2008 12:00:00 AM PST
A large water main ruptured Thursday, flooding a San Pedro street and causing a sinkhole.The 20-inch main broke around 1:00 P.M. on N. Gaffey Street between Gatun and Basin.

Water flooded the street, forcing the closure of Gaffey between Channel Street and Capitol Drive.

The break also caused a large sinkhole on Gaffey Street.

Water service has been restored to residential customers, but Gaffey Street remains closed, according to the DWP.