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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.

Chesterfield Drive rail crossing in Cardiff reopens on schedule

Chesterfield Drive rail crossing in Cardiff reopens on schedule

North Coast Current

January 23, 2019


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS

The Chesterfield Drive rail crossing at the San Elijo Avenue intersection in Cardiff is fully open, the San Diego Association of Governments announced Jan. 23.

Closed Cardiff intersection on schedule for Jan. 23 reopening

Closed Cardiff intersection on schedule for Jan. 23 reopening

North Coast Current

January 17, 2019


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS

The Chesterfield Drive intersection at the rail crossing in Cardiff, closed since the start of the year for infrastructure improvements, is on track to reopen Jan. 23, according to a San Diego Association of Governments progress report.

Chesterfield Drive at rail crossing closed for most of January

Chesterfield Drive at rail crossing closed for most of January

North Coast Current

December 29, 2018


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS

Eastbound and westbound Chesterfield Drive in Cardiff will be closed for most of January, the San Diego Association of Governments announced.

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.

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.

Work underway on I-5 expansion across San Elijo Lagoon

Work underway on I-5 expansion across San Elijo Lagoon

North Coast Current

February 3, 2017


Filed under Carlsbad, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS, Solana Beach

Despite January’s rainy weather, construction got underway on freeway and rail projects across San Elijo Lagoon between Solana Beach and the Encinitas community of Cardiff.

A route to lagoon improvement: I-5 project to bring enhancements to San Elijo reserve

A route to lagoon improvement: I-5 project to bring enhancements to San Elijo reserve

Meghan Lanigan

October 20, 2016


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, Top Stories

Of the protected lagoons affected by the North Coast Corridor Project along Interstate 5, work around San Elijo Lagoon is taking a different approach.

State panel OKs Interstate 5 project across San Elijo Lagoon

North Coast Current

March 15, 2016


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS

The California Coastal Commission gave the green light last week to a major makeover of Interstate 5 running across San Elijo Lagoon in Encinitas, local officials announced March 15.

San Elijo I-5 bridge expansion topic of March 9 state meeting

North Coast Current

March 3, 2016


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, LATEST NEWS

The replacement and expansion of the Interstate 5 bridge over San Elijo Lagoon and related Encinitas projects are the subject of a March 9 public hearing of the California Coastal Commission.

Drunken driving suspected in San Marcos crash injuring two

North Coast Current

June 1, 2015


Filed under LATEST NEWS, Law Enforcement, Region, San Marcos

A collision involving suspected drunken driving resulted in serious injuries May 31 in San Marcos, authorities reported. The incident happened at about 7:30 p.m. when a 60-year-old woman driving a Toyota Prius sedan made a left turn in front of a motorcycle traveling westbound on East Mission Road,...

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