A Road Erodes

Rising sea waters are eroding the coast of California. The City of Ventura faces reality, and moves a wasting bike path inland.
January 20, 2011, 9am PST | Tim Halbur
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Tony Barboza writes:

"The effort by the city of Ventura is the most vivid example to date of what may lie ahead in California as coastal communities come to grips with rising sea levels and worsening coastal erosion. As the coastline creeps inland, scouring sand from beaches or eating away at coastal bluffs, landowners will increasingly be forced to decide whether to spend vast sums of money fortifying the shore or give up and step back."

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Published on Wednesday, January 19, 2011 in The Los Angeles Times
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