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Leucadia Streetscape preliminary construction activities continue this week

  • 02/17/2021
Roadway and mobility improvements on North Coast Highway 101 begin with Phase I of Comprehensive Streetscape project Initial construction is underway to kick off the project to preserve and revitalize North Coast Highway 101 in Leucadia. The multiphase project known as Leucadia Streetscape begins with Phase 1 roadway improvements between Marcheta and Basil Streets, drainage work between El Portal and A Streets, and parking ...

Council Considers Contract for Update to Circulation Element on Feb. 17

  • 02/13/2021
At their meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021, the Encinitas City Council will consider the approval of a contract for WSP USA Inc. (WSP) to update the City’s Circulation Element, a long-term vision for the movement of people and goods throughout the City. If approved by Council, WSP would begin work and community outreach needed in Spring 2021.  The agenda and staff report for the meeting will be posted on the Ci...

Joint City Council and Planning Commission Study Session on the Draft Sixth Cycle Housing Element, Tuesday, Feb. 16

  • 02/12/2021
A study session will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2020, at 5 p.m., by the Encinitas City Council and Planning Commission to review and discuss the Sixth Cycle Housing Element Update and comments received from State Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD). The Housing Element is required by State law to identify and analyze existing and projected housing needs in order to preserve, improve and develop housing for ...

I-5 Construction Alert: Daytime Lane Closures along Manchester Avenue Starting Wednesday, Feb. 10

  • 02/09/2021
As part of the I-5 North Coast Corridor construction, there will be daytime lane closures along Manchester Avenue, between the San Elijo Lagoon Nature Center and Ocean Cove. The work will begin at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 10 and continue for 2-3 weeks. Signage has been placed and flaggers will be in place to monitor and direct traffic through the construction area.  If you have questions, please contact Steve McMillan, R...

Upcoming Ramp Closure I-5 at La Costa Friday, February 5, 2021

  • 02/02/2021
There will be a ramp closure will begin Friday, February 5, at 9 p.m., and reopen on Monday, February 8, at 5 a.m. at the northbound I-5 off-ramp to La Costa Avenue. *Please note, construction schedules are subject to change. A detour map for this upcoming ramp closure in the City of Encinitas can be seen in the attached graphic. These closures will allow crews to realign interchange ramps to accommodate two new Carpool/HOV...
Heavy Rains Anticipated Tomorrow, Friday, January 29, 2021

Heavy Rains Anticipated Tomorrow, Friday, January 29, 2021

  • 01/28/2021
In anticipation of a rainstorm that is expected tomorrow, Friday, January 29, the City is providing sand and bags to Encinitas residents. This is available to Encinitas residents only and is not available for commercial use. Pre-filled sandbags are available, while supplies last, at the Public Works facility located at 160 Calle Magdelena, Encinitas, CA 92024. Sand and bags, unfilled, are also available at Fire Station 3, loca...
Bicycle Safety - CA Vehicle Code and what you need to know!

Bicycle Safety - CA Vehicle Code and what you need to know!

  • 01/28/2021
Did you know that people on bicycles (including e-bikes) are subject to the provisions of the California Vehicle Code?  In California, bike riders are subject to many of the laws applicable to the driver of a vehicle, which simply put, means bikes must follow the rules of the road! Keep it safe and legal to avoid the chance of getting a ticket. Below are some of the main California Vehicle Codes (CVC) that bicyclists m...

Stay at Home Order lifted and San Diego County Moves Back Into Purple Tier

  • 01/25/2021
This morning, Governor Newsom removed the Stay-at-Home Order that had been issued on December 3, 2020.  COVID-19 remains a threat to our public health and San Diego County has moved back into the Purple Tier, the States most restrictive tier.   This means that restaurants can once again service customers but only for outdoor dining and for take-out.  Indoor dining is not allowed. Barber shops and be...
Bicycle Safety - Maintenance Check

Bicycle Safety - Maintenance Check

  • 01/21/2021
Bike Maintenance for Bike Safety  It's important to take a few minutes and do an "ABC" quick check on your bicycle to ensure that it is safe before every ride. Factors like underinflated tires, loose headsets and worn brakes may contribute to an unsafe riding experience.  Parents should make sure that children’s bikes are in good working condition.  This video from the San Diego County Bic...
Bicycle Safety - E-bikes

Bicycle Safety - E-bikes

  • 01/19/2021
Let’s talk about e-bikes! E-bike popularity is booming.  It’s important to know that people riding e-bikes on the roadways and in public places are subject to the same rules and responsibilities as motor vehicle users.  Here are some suggestions when it comes to riding an e-bike (which apply to riding any bike).  Do: Ride in the same direction as traffic Do: Wear a helmet and buckle it prope...
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