AUBURN (CBS13) – A large Auburn water main broke Thursday night in the middle of High Street, south of Placer High School.

The broken water main has created a large sinkhole and is creating concerns for morning traffic and rerouting traffic.

Auburn Police Department says that Auburn Fire, Placer County Water Agency, and Auburn Public Works have responded to the scene.

High Street will remain closed for an unknown amount of time, and citizens are encouraged to avoid the area if possible.