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Flood-fix plan could cost up to $27 mil in Belvedere

A major Belvedere project that would build taller flood protections on Beach Road and San Rafael Avenue will likely cost between $11.3 million and $27.1 million, according to a new estimate from a contract engineer, depending on which of the dozens of different project-design options the city chooses. The flood-protection work will also likely require the city to put in a new flood barrier on West Shore Road and work with Tiburon to find a way to impede water from coming in over the downtown waterfront in the event of a 100-year storm, according to a report Stetson Engineers presented to the Belvedere Citizens’ Flood Zone Committee Sept. 12.

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