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Possible sinkhole closes the intersection of Central and Bear Valley Roads in Apple Valley

APPLE VALLEY, Calif. ( — Town of Apple Valley officials responded to a possible sinkhole at the intersection of Central and Bear Valley Roads.

At about 7:45 am, on Wednesday, February 6, 2024, Frank Martinez, a member of the Victor Valley News Group on Facebook, shared a couple of photos showing the damage in the road.

Town officials are urging motorists to find an alternate route and avoid the area until further notice.

According to the National Weather Service, Apple Valley had received a total of 0.93 inches of rain as of Tuesday morning. The Mojave Forks Dam recorded a total of 2.63 inches of precipitation. The NWS also confirmed that Lytle Creek has received a foot of rain as of 4 AM (12.22″ to be exact).

Those numbers are expected to increase as the rainfall is expected to continue into most of Wednesday.

Rock Springs Road between Apple Valley and Hesperia also continues to remain closed due to the Mojave River washing over the roadway.

This is a developing story and additional information will be updated as it becomes available.

huge sink-hole at the intersection of Central and Bear Valley.
(Photo: Frank Martinez)

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