Thursday July 7, 2022

Daily Republic

A groundbreaking ceremony for the extensive Lookout Slough Tidal Habitat Restoration and Flood Management Project was recently held, nearly a year after the project was stalled due to public access concerns.

The Lookout Slough Project is a $118.86 million, 3,000-acre habitat restoration and flood management project in the Cache Slough Complex in Solano County.

The Department of Water Resources and Ecosystem Investment Partners are heading the project.

State, federal, local and other interested parties gathered last week on the levee portion of Liberty Island Road to launch the actual work, which includes breaching the road in nine locations.

“The Delta is a place. The Delta is a people. The Delta is a history. The Delta is a future,” Solano County Supervisor Mitch Mashburn said during the ceremony.

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