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Posted on: January 5, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Road Closure Alert - Thornhill Drive and Augusta Drive


Road Closure Alert - Thornhill Drive and Augusta Drive ️

Update 10:35 p.m. - SoCal Gas has completed initial repairs and residents have been cleared to return to their homes. Roads have been reopened with traffic controls in place while SoCal Gas continues work to restore gas service to affected residents by tomorrow morning. 

Update 5:07 p.m. - SoCal Gas crews are continuing repairs of gas equipment damaged during a vehicle collision at Berkey Ct. and Sun City Blvd.  Out of an abundance of caution, 24 homes in the immediate area have been temporarily evacuated.


SoCal Gas expects repairs to take approximately 2-3 hours to complete. Residents impacted by the temporary evacuation are invited to stay at the Kay Ceniceros Senior Center (North Annex) located at 29995 Evans Road until the repairs are complete.


The following roads are currently closed as SoCal Gas crews are on scene responding to gas equipment damaged by a vehicle collision:


- Southbound lanes on Thornhill Drive leading to Sun City Boulevard

- Northbound lanes Augusta Drive leading to Sun City Boulevard


Access between Thornhill and Augusta on Sun City Boulevard will be limited as SoCal Gas crews complete repairs over the next two to three hours. 

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Drive Safe, Menifee!

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