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La Jolla developers green-light final hurdle to art museum's renovation

La Jolla developers green-light final hurdle to art museum's renovation

Not all hurdles to construction were cleared before the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) staged its groundbreaking ceremony back on Oct. 18. At the La Jolla Development Permit Review (DPR) committee meeting on Nov. 13, construction project engineer Tom Zanetti applied for and received a vacation of three easements for portions of old sewer that will not be used by the renovated museum.

(When asked to comment, MCASD spokesperson Leah Straub said that the large development permits are the ones lined up before construction, “the little ones you pick up as you go.”)

Two of the easements have no associated sewer, Zanetti said, the other is the sewer system that fed from...

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