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

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

North Coast Current

March 8, 2019


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS, Leucadia, Region, San Diego County

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.

Construction to disrupt train service for 2 weekends in March

Construction to disrupt train service for 2 weekends in March

North Coast Current

February 22, 2019


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Del Mar, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS, Leucadia, North County, Oceanside, Region, San Diego County, Solana Beach

Coaster and Amtrak Surfliner train service will be suspended between Oceanside and downtown San Diego for two weekends in March as rail construction continues, the San Diego Association of Governments announced Feb. 22.

Freeway median work continues from Encinitas to Carlsbad

Freeway median work continues from Encinitas to Carlsbad

North Coast Current

February 2, 2019


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS, Leucadia

Caltrans is wrapping up work on barrier placement and other construction preparation along Interstate 5 through Encinitas and Carlsbad.

Expect local Coaster, Amtrak rail service closure Feb. 9-11

Expect local Coaster, Amtrak rail service closure Feb. 9-11

North Coast Current

February 2, 2019


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS, Leucadia

Coaster and Amtrak service will be halted Feb. 9-11 along the San Diego portion of the Los Angeles-San Diego-San Luis Obispo coastal rail corridor for construction work.

Coaster and Amtrak service closed Jan. 12-14 for railroad work

Coaster and Amtrak service closed Jan. 12-14 for railroad work

North Coast Current

January 5, 2019


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS, Leucadia

Coaster and Amtrak Pacific Surfliner train service will be suspended Jan. 12-14 for ongoing work on the rails, according to a San Diego Association of Governments notice.

San Elijo Lagoon restoration progressing fast into next phase

San Elijo Lagoon restoration progressing fast into next phase

Meghan Lanigan

October 30, 2018


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, COASTLINE, Encinitas, North County, Region, San Diego County

The San Elijo Lagoon is headed into its next phase of restoration and enhancement and looks to be ahead of schedule, according to project officials.

Agencies offer commuters options as I-5 expansion moves north

Agencies offer commuters options as I-5 expansion moves north

Meghan Lanigan

October 30, 2018


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, COASTLINE, Encinitas, North County, Region, San Diego County

Caltrans and the San Diego Association of Governments are taking steps to minimize the impacts to commuters during construction as Interstate 5 construction pushes northward.

Sand replenishment in progress at Solana Beach’s Fletcher Cove

North Coast Current

April 27, 2018


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS, Solana Beach

Sand replenishment is underway at Fletcher Cove in Solana Beach, the San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy and project partners announced April 27.

Rail Trail work to affect parking, traffic, pathway access in Cardiff

North Coast Current

April 27, 2018


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS

Cardiff residents can expect parking closures and occasional construction noise along San Elijo Avenue as preliminary work begins on the Encinitas segment of the Coastal Rail Trail, project officials announced April 27.

San Elijo Lagoon might appear in jeopardy now, but it’s all part of a plan

San Elijo Lagoon might appear in jeopardy now, but it’s all part of a plan

Meghan Lanigan

March 23, 2018


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, North County, San Diego County, Solana Beach, Top Stories

Cranes sit on either side of Interstate 5 at the Manchester Avenue exit and orange netting outlines the area where vegetation has been cleared at San Elijo Lagoon. There is hardly any water in the back basins, the lagoon lacks greenery, and if one did not know better, it might look like the lagoon is in trouble. However, all is as it should be, according to Doug Gibson, executive director and principal scientist of the San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy.

Construction set to begin on I-5 underpasses in Encinitas

Construction set to begin on I-5 underpasses in Encinitas

North Coast Current

February 2, 2018


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS

Work is scheduled to begin this month on pedestrian improvements at two key Interstate 5 underpasses in Encinitas, the San Diego Association of Governments recently announced.

Safety fencing installed as rail work continues in Cardiff-by-the-Sea

North Coast Current

March 31, 2017


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS

Temporary chainlink fencing has been installed around San Elijo Lagoon Double Track Project construction staging areas in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, according to the San Diego Association of Governments.

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