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Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear cuts the ribbon Saturday, June 4, for the opening of the new pedestrian suspension bridge at the San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve. Among the officials pictured are Nature Collective Executive Director Doug Gibson (left of Blakespear) and state Assemblywoman Tasha Boerner Horvath, D-76th District (center, red scarf). (Encinitas city social media photo)

Bridge opening marks long road to San Elijo Lagoon restoration

OsideNews June 7, 2022

Similar wetland projects in the works at Buena Vista at Oceanside-Carlsbad border and San Dieguito near Del Mar North Coast Current: Encinitas CA— One of California’s largest wetland restoration projects...

Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear cuts the ribbon Saturday, June 4, for the opening of the new pedestrian suspension bridge at the San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve. Among the officials pictured are Nature Collective Executive Director Doug Gibson (left of Blakespear) and state Assemblywoman Tasha Boerner Horvath, D-76th District (center, red scarf). (Encinitas city social media photo)

Bridge opening marks long road to San Elijo Lagoon restoration

North Coast Current June 7, 2022
One of California’s largest wetland restoration projects came to a conclusion on Saturday, June 4, with the official opening of San Elijo Lagoon’s pedestrian suspension bridge in Encinitas.
A trail bridge at San Elijo Lagoon in Encinitas is shown in 2021, not long after its completion. A lagoon restoration project is entering its final phase in spring 2022. (Photo by Marcel Fuentes, iStock Getty Images)

San Elijo Lagoon thrives as restoration project enters final phase

OsideNews April 2, 2022

By Samantha Cox: Encinitas CA— The San Elijo Lagoon Restoration Project is set to complete its fourth and final phase, which involves removal of accumulated sand from the lagoon channel under the new...

A trail bridge at San Elijo Lagoon in Encinitas is shown in 2021, not long after its completion. A lagoon restoration project is entering its final phase in spring 2022. (Photo by Marcel Fuentes, iStock Getty Images)

San Elijo Lagoon thrives as restoration project enters final phase

Samantha Cox April 2, 2022
The San Elijo Lagoon Restoration Project is set to complete its final phase, which involves removal of accumulated sand from the lagoon channel under the new Interstate 5 bridge.
Speed has been reduced to 55 mph along Interstate 5 from Encinitas to Carlsbad during freeway construction. (Photo by Micah Bowerbank, iStock Getty Images)

Southbound I-5 to be closed through Encinitas early Jan. 5

North Coast Current December 30, 2021
Southbound Interstate 5 through Encinitas will be fully closed midnight to 4 a.m. Jan. 5. Cardiff and Solana Beach residents are advised of lagoon construction traffic Jan. 3-7.
Mosaics are pictured at the Santa Fe Drive undercossing at Interstate 5 in Encinitas in late August 2020, installed as part of improved pedestrian and cyclist access with the Build NCC freeway project. (Photo by Jim Gilliam, courtesy of the city of Encinitas)

Caltrans launches Complete Street project policy

North Coast Current December 20, 2021
Caltrans is broadening its approach to transportation projects with a new policy announced Dec. 20.
Nature Collective Director Doug Gibson (far left), Solana Beach Mayor Jewel Edson, Harbaugh Foundation DirectorJoe Balla and Doug Gillingham, Immediate Past President of Nature Collective (far right), celebrate the opening of the Harbaugh Seaside Trails at San Elijo Lagoon on Feb. 22. (Photo by Jewel Edson, Nature Collective)

Harbaugh trails now open at San Elijo Lagoon in Solana Beach

North Coast Current February 26, 2020
The Nature Collective recently celebrated the opening of the Harbaugh Seaside Trails, inviting residents to tour its latest addition to the San Elijo Lagoon experience, the nonprofit announced Feb. 25.
The Harbaugh Seaside Trails property provides unobstructed views of the San Elijo Lagoon and coastline. (Photo courtesy of the San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy)

New San Elijo Lagoon trails in Solana Beach set for opening

North Coast Current February 8, 2020
The Harbaugh Seaside Trails, located at the southwest end of San Elijo Lagoon in Solana Beach, are set to open at the end of the month, the nonprofit Nature Collective announced Feb. 8.
Fencing runs along portions of the new sand dunes at South Cardiff State Beach in Encinitas. The Cardiff State Beach Living Shoreline project opened May 22. (California State Parks photo)

Encinitas, regional officials mark completion of Cardiff dune project

North Coast Current May 27, 2019
Fencing along part of the beach west of Coast Highway 101 in Cardiff might not be a surprise given the ongoing transportation projects underway in the area. But this particular fencing indicates something different — wildlife at work.
New traffic signals and streetlights are ready for activation at Chesterfield Drive and San Elijo Avenue in Cardiff. (SANDAG courtesy photo)

Expect San Elijo Ave. traffic delays in Cardiff through April

North Coast Current March 13, 2019
Drivers in Cardiff can expect periodic delays on San Elijo Avenue now through April, Build NCC announced on social media March 13.
Speed has been reduced to 55 mph along Interstate 5 from Encinitas to Carlsbad during freeway construction. (Photo by Micah Bowerbank, iStock Getty Images)

55-mph limit returns to Interstate 5 from Encinitas to Carlsbad

North Coast Current March 8, 2019
Drivers on Interstate 5 will notice a lower posted speed limit between Encinitas and Carlsbad, transportation, civic and safety officials announced March 8. The I-5 speed limit has been reduced from 65 mph to 55 mph along an 8-mile stretch of the freeway from Manchester Avenue in Cardiff to Palomar Airport Road.
The Harbaugh Seaside Trails property provides unobstructed views of the San Elijo Lagoon and coastline. (Photo courtesy of the San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy)

San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy breaks ground on Harbaugh trails

North Coast Current March 1, 2019
Ground is breaking at the start of this month on the San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy’s Harbaugh Seaside Trails project, the organization announced March 1.
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