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PCH lane closure to cause Monday traffic

November 15, 2009 12:00:00 AM PST
There could be some major traffic problems on Pacific Coast Highway in Santa Monica starting Monday.Contractors are closing a northbound lane on the highway between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. to shore up the bluffs from the Santa Monica pier north to the city limits.

The work includes installing drains to divert ground water from the area.

The $2.3 million project is designed to prevent landslides along the bluffs.