SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. – Track relocation is a possibility after historic rainfall, eroding bluffs, and landslides have posed a danger to the existing line.
Del Mar bluffs
The top news stories RT&S was following the week ending Sept. 16.
RT&S Editor-in-Chief Bill Wilson has reported extensively on the challenges posed by the fragile Del Mar bluffs, and San Diego County’s regional planning agency appears to be ready to take concrete action to address the tenuous situation.
The North County Transit District has set a date and will move forward with the installation of a safety fence along the Del Mar bluffs.
The top news stories RT&S was following this week.
Amtrak OIG says agency may be missing chances to broadly communicate potential risks on Pacific Surfliner route
Amtrak met regulatory obligations in response to bluff failures along its Pacific Surfliner route, but it could improve its awareness of potential operational risks by participating in ongoing discussions with regional stakeholders, an Amtrak Office of Inspector General report released Wednesday found.
Railway Track & Structures Editor-in-Chief Bill Wilson covers the top news stories of the week.
Another seawall set to go up on Del Mar bluffs; next phase to include storm-water drainage improvements
The final stage of emergency construction on the Del Mar bluffs begins this month.
Moving the railroad tracks off the Del Mar bluffs seems like an unreachable goal, one that would costs billions of dollars and would require tunnel construction.
The North County Transit District (NCTD) has released a public update on the status of work along the Del Mar bluffs.
HNTB was awarded Project of the Year by the American Public Works Association for the design and implementation of Phase 4 of the Del Mar Bluffs Stabilization Project.
Beginning this past Saturday and continuing through tomorrow, Coaster has suspended service between Oceanside and San Diego for emergency Del Mar Bluff repairs.
The collapse of the Del Mar bluffs in California continues.
Strengthening efforts currently under way at the Del Mar bluffs in southern California need to be, well, more buff. The San Diego Association of Governments wants the California Coastal Commission to approve