San Clemente Shoreline Project Receives $500,000 Federal Funding

San Clemente Courtesy of SouthOCBeaches.com
San Clemente Courtesy of SouthOCBeaches.com

The City of San Clemente reported on Thursday February 20 2020, that the San Clemente Shoreline Project has received over $500,000 in Federal Funding.

It was recently announced by U.S. Representative Mike Levin (D), that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers,has allocated $505,000 in federal funding for the Planning, Engineering and Design (PED) phase of the San Clemente Shoreline Project by the Army Corps of Engineers.

The San Clemente Shoreline Project focuses on providing protection for the Los Angeles – San Diego – San Luis Obispo Rail Corridor (LOSSAN Corridor) tracks that run immediately adjacent to the San Clemente coast by adding 251,000 cubic yards of sand from Linda Lane Beach to T-street Beach, south of the San Clemente Pier.

The project is designed to protect this asset, roads, buildings, and other infrastructure, as well as maintain recreational use of San Clemente’s coastline.

The $505,000 allocated by the Army Corps represents the full federal funding needed to complete the PED phase for the San Clemente Shoreline Project.

The PED phase of the project includes environmental permits and two years of monitoring and environmental surveys.

For more information about the San Clemente Shoreline Project, contact the City of San Clemente Public Works at (949) 361-6187.

For more information please visit The City of San Clemente

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