Northbound lanes of Jimmy Durante Boulevard reopened on Wednesday with two days to spare before the opening of the San Diego County Fair.
A bluff collapse on April 21 buried about 100 feet of sidewalk, bike lane and roadway beneath nearly 5 feet of soil and vegetation and led to declaration of a state of emergency.
The City of Del Mar built a temporary, 120-foot-long retaining wall adjacent to the steep slope to reopen the busy thoroughfare in time of fair traffic.
A permanent retaining wall, most likely made of wood, will replace the temporary structure.
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