Gleason Beach

CalTran’s Gleason MegaBridge Debacle: San Andreas fault lies .7 miles off-shore, fault branch runs directly through the construction site

GLEASON BEACH DEBACLE BY CalTrans Dear Editor: We wish to correct a substantive mistake and a mistaken impression contained in the article about the “Gleason Beach CalTrans Realignment” by Rosanna Xia, published in the LA Times, November 27th, 2020. The substantive mistake concerned the reason for the 28’ altitude of this immense bridge over a […]

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Gleason Beach bridge overscale: Residents speak out

Update: Supervisor Hopkins thinks its a great project…. Dear Supervisors:  I live a few miles north of Jenner off Highway 1.  I cherish everything about our beautiful coast, including enchanting drives along our twisting, rural section of the Coast Highway.  This is why I am, to be blunt, horrified at the proposed Gleason Beach realignment. 

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California Coastal Commission postpones Highway 1 realignment vote

California Coastal Commission postpones Highway 1 realignment vote MARY CALLAHAN THE PRESS DEMOCRAT | May 7, 2018, 9:49PM A drive on the south Sonoma Coast takes visitors past impossibly beautiful ocean vistas, rocky shorelines and crashing waves, but the coastline could soon include an imposing new feature — a broad concrete bridge spanning Scotty Creek

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Coastal Commission Hearing Delay – Gleason Beach

“The California Department of Transportation has requested a postponement of the hearing for a Coastal Development Permit from the California Coastal Commission at the scheduled May 10, 2018 meeting in Santa Rosa for the Highway 1 Gleason Beach Realignment Project (Sonoma County). The postponement allows for more time to address new information and community concerns

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The Sonoma Coast’s ‘bridge to nowhere’

“Finally, the draft permit proposes the dedication of approximately 50 acres to the west of the proposed bridge to Sonoma County for eventual public use. But Caltrans’ proposal remains inconsistent with several longstanding Sonoma County Local Coastal Plan and Coastal Act priorities to protect environmentally sensitive habitat, preserve agricultural lands and avoid damage to coastal

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