- Longer term solutions will be informed by past studies and reports of the area and will include proper environmental clearances and stakeholder input.
- Work with the Army Corps of Engineers, National Park Service and other local, state and federal agencies to quickly and appropriately respond to the continuing beach erosion impacts at Ocean Beach, including an investigation into a beach replenishment program.
- Provide support to the Army Corps of Engineers as the lead agency in addressing erosion issues at Ocean Beach.
- Continue conducting studies with the Army Corps of Engineers and produce technical reports to assess the success of past restoration programs. Reports will evaluate potential challenges and complete the necessary environmental documentation in order to proceed. The project plans currently being investigated include rebuilding the beach to maintain equilibrium; protecting the bluff and public infrastructure behind it; investigating access and roadway issues; and implementing a roadway improvement project once beach improvements begin.
- Maintain and increase the sustainability of infrastructure to support natural and built systems.
- Make every practical effort to preserve and protect wildlife habitats and the natural beauty of Ocean Beach and the surrounding area.
January 2010 - March 2010
Immediate short term emergency efforts for toe protection and mitigation efforts.
February 2010 - December 2010
Begin action for top of bluff protection, contingent on analysis, design, and funding.
2010 - 2015
Long term solutions for the bluff and beach.
Download this information as a flyer: Great Highway Factsheet (May 2010).
Back to Main Great Highway page.