Traffic lanes in both directions on Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu reopened late Thursday after crews worked to repair a water main break, authorities said.
The break occurred near Pacific Coast Highway and Trancas Canyon Road about 7 p.m. and briefly caused a full closure of the thoroughfare, said Lt. John Lecrivain of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Malibu/Lost Hills Station.
Water sprayed across both lanes of the roadway, and a sinkhole formed on one side, officials said.
The water flow was stopped at about 9:20 p.m., and crews were assessing the damage and cleaning the road late Thursday. Cones were placed around the sinkhole, and all traffic lanes...