The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) started on an $8.3 million project to fix the section of State Road A1A damaged by Superstorm Sandy.
An emergency fix for a stretch of State Road A1A in Ft. Lauderdale which was badly damaged by Superstorm Sandy swells and seasonal high tides will get underway in January.
After Hurricane Sandy lambasted Broward County beaches, a county commission is considering an emergency fix.
More barriers have been brought in to help protect a section of State Road A1A in Ft. Lauderdale from crashing surf and a higher than normal high tide.
A section of State Road A1A in Ft. Lauderdale is about to go from four lanes to two lanes due to beach erosion and threatening surf.
Crashing surf, higher than normal tides and beach erosion over the last couple of weeks have torn down walls and taken out sidewalks along a section of State Road A1A in Ft. Lauderdale.
With every crashing wave, it gets worse along a stretch of Ft. Lauderdale’s famed beach.
Sandy is gone, yet the ocean keeps pouring over State Road A1A in Fort Lauderdale and onto Alton Road in Miami Beach. The coastal communities’ flooding problems have plagued drivers and coastal residents for weeks.
Hurricane Sandy, which later became Superstorm Sandy when it blew through the Northeast, is still causing problems for a stretch of A1A along Fort Lauderdale Beach.
City workers are making progress in clearing a section of State Road A1A which was flooded by seawater and sand earlier this week.