CA - How a sidewalk project became a state-protected habitat

Sea Summit trail walkers who cross the highway en route to or from North Beach at Avenida Estacion may have wondered about the northbound El Camino Real sidewalk just north of the traffic signal.

Why isn’t that sidewalk straight?

A 45-foot stretch of sidewalk takes a detour around what appears to be a weed patch protected by fencing. There’s also a footbridge with a see-through deck. Beneath the deck—more weeds?

At each end of this curiosity, you’re on a straight sidewalk, the kind you might have thought you’d be on the whole way.

My guess is that all of this is a head-scratcher for many pedestrians, including nearly everyone who purchased a home in the new, adjacent Sea Summit community.

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