Leucadia

Encinitas council clings to Leucadia streetscape overhaul

Encinitas council clings to Leucadia streetscape overhaul

Encinitas City Council members on Wednesday, Feb. 20, rejected an attempt by two regional agencies to force a major redesign of the municipality’s plan to overhaul Highway 101 as it runs through the northern part of town.

After a decade working on the creation of the North Coast Highway 101 Leucadia Streetscape project, city officials believed they had come up with a viable plan that could go to construction by the end of the year.

The city aims to beautify the 2 1/2 mile corridor through the community of Leucadia while improving traffic circulation, parking and bicyclist and pedestrian safety.

Planners with the regional transportation agency — the San Diego Association...

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