A1A closed for emergency repairs

Published On: Mar 22 2013 11:10:45 AM EDT

The Florida Department of Transportation closed a portion of State Road A1A in Lauderdale-By-The-Sea for emergency repairs Friday.

The road was closed at Hibiscus Avenue.

Crews were repairing a large cavern found underneath the road.

The Broward Sheriff's Office is diverting traffic. The roadway is expected to reopen Friday afternoon.